Pulmonary wedge aspiration cytology for the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy: A case report

Pulmonary wedge aspiration cytology for the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy: A case report

Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM) is a cancer-related pulmonary complication characterised by rapid development of dyspnea and pulmonary hypertension, sometimes inflicting sudden demise. Given the situation of sufferers with dyspnea, lung biopsies are restricted as a result of of their invasiveness. A 72-year-old man introduced with power atrial fibrillation and a excessive proper coronary heart …

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