An unusual case of hemoptysis secondary to Abernethy malformation type II and hepatopulmonary syndrome, pulmonary arterial hypertension


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Author Details : Shaik Umar Pasha, Shaik Abdul Waseem, Nagarjuna Reddy Sunkara, Seenu Ayyakannu, Ramakrishna Rachakonda*

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 237-240

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijirm.2021.051



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Abstract

A twenty years old male college student came with history of hemoptysis. His chest X-ray showed diffuse infiltrative shadows and he was diagnosed as a case of a case of pulmonary tuberculosis with hemoptysis. On detailed investigations he was found to have Abernethy malformation Type-II with primitive portal vein joining extrahepatic inferior vanacava leading to cirrhosis of liver, porto-pulmonary syndrome, pulmonary arterial hypertension and hemoptysis.
 

Keywords: Abernethy Malformation, Hepatopulmonary syndrome, Extrahepatic shunt, Pulmonary arterial hypertension


How to cite : Pasha S U, Waseem S A, Sunkara N R, Ayyakannu S, Rachakonda R, An unusual case of hemoptysis secondary to Abernethy malformation type II and hepatopulmonary syndrome, pulmonary arterial hypertension. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2021;6(4):237-240


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Article History

Received : 29-10-2021

Accepted : 22-12-2021

Available online : 31-12-2021


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