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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 174-176

Non heamoptytic massive Rasmussen's pulmonary artery aneurysm caused by aggressive cavitating squamous cell carcinoma metastasis


1 Department of Surgical Oncology, Omega Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Omega Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Radio Diagnosis, Omega Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
4 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Omega Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Vatturi Venkata Satya Prabhakar Rao
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Omega Hospitals, MLA Colony, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.152987

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The authors report an extremely rare occurrence of a massive aneurysm of a major pulmonary artery branch vessel caused by adjacent necrotizing aggressive squamous cell carcinoma metastatic mediastinal nodes. Despite the huge size, there was no hemoptysis due to the walling off effect by the necrotic nodes.


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