Endobronchial telangiectasias and hemoptysis in scleroderma.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hemoptysis is considered a rare event in scleroderma and to date only two previous cases could be identified. The occurrence of hemoptysis with bleeding and friable telangiectasias is reported in a patient with rapidly progressing systemic sclerosis. This represents the first report of this association, although bleeding telangiectasias have been reported in other systems. A brief review of the relevant literature is included.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kim, JH; Follett, JV; Rice, JR; Hampson, NB

Published Date

  • January 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 84 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 173 - 174

PubMed ID

  • 3337121

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9343

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0002-9343(88)90030-7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States