Systemic Lupus Erythematosus With Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm

  • Bahram Pakzad Isfahan Bone Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
  • Sayide Bahrani Student Research Commitee, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
  • Somayeh Sadeghi Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
  • Maryam Mousavi Isfahan Bone Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
  • Saba Ramezani Mail Student Research Commitee, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
  • Hadi Karimzade Isfahan Bone Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Keywords:
Systemic lupus erythematosus;, Pulmonary artery aneurysm;, Inflammatory disease

Abstract

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disorder, which rarely presents with pulmonary artery aneurysm. This report presents a 51-year-old female, known case of SLE for 20 years, presented with dyspnea, productive cough, and hemoptysis. The patient was diagnosed as having a pulmonary artery aneurysm, and managed with medical therapy and follow up instead of surgery.

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Published
2019-11-04
How to Cite
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Pakzad B, Bahrani S, Sadeghi S, Mousavi M, Ramezani S, Karimzade H. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus With Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm. CRCP. 4(3):81-83.
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Case Report(s)