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Title: Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis: a case report and the review of the literature
Authors: Al-Fawaz, Ibrahim M.
Al Mobaireek, Khalid F.
Al-Suhaibani, Mohamed
Keywords: Pulmonary capillary
Open lung
Issue Date: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Lias
Citation: Pediatric Pulmnnolngy: 19; 243-248
Abstract: Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis (PCH) was first described by Wageiivooilcliil. in 107S.1 Subsequently, a lutal of 18 eases have been described in (he literature.7"1* This condition is characterized by proliferating sheets of thin walled capillary channels that infiltrate the walls of pu'.monary blood vessels inducing a secondary pulmo¬nary venoocelusive disease. The interlobular septa, pul¬monary parenchyma, mtinehioles. and pleura iimv UIM) be involved. We have deseribed an additional ease of PCH associated with thrombocytopenia in a child, ant) it was diagnosed during life by an open lung biopsy.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3277
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