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Case based discussion
Exercise-induced haemoptysis: a thoroughbred cause?
  1. James H Hull1,
  2. Andrew Menzies-Gow1,
  3. Andrew G Nicholson2,
  4. Raad H Mohiaddin3,
  5. Toby M Maher1
  1. 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Pathology, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Imperial College, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr James H Hull, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW3 6HP, UK; jiminio{at}


The authors report a novel case of exercise-induced haemoptysis with an unexpected underlying pathology. The report discusses the case and provides a pragmatic overview of the diagnosis and management of the pulmonary vein stenosis.

  • Exercise
  • Histology/Cytology
  • Imaging/CT MRI etc
  • Interstitial Fibrosis

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