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Case Report A Case of Pseudoaneurysm Developed during Intensive Treatment of Status Asthmaticus: A Case Report
Dong Kim, Jeong Hyun Shin, Dong Hyo No, Hyeong Cheol Cheong, Kyung Hwa Cho, Ki Eun Hwang, Hwi Jung Kim, Eun Taik Jeong, Hak Ryul Kim

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2010.25.4.241
Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea. kshryj@wonkwang.ac.kr
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Pseudoaneurysm formation in the pulmonary vasculature is a rare but fatal condition. Several etiologies have been described including trauma, complication after cardiac or other surgeries, tuberculosis, necrotizing pneumonia, congestive heart disease, atherosclerosis, cancer and vasculitis. We report a case of pseudoaneurysm found in a patient being treated with status asthmaticus, who developed complications of pneumonia and brain abscess secondary to sepsis.


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