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Pulmonary Aneurysm
Emily Tsai, MD; Carol C. Wu, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Pulmonary artery aneurysm (PAA)
            • Definitions

              • Dilatation of pulmonary artery (PA) involving all 3 layers of arterial wall

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Mehdipoor G et al: Imaging manifestations of Behcet's disease: Key considerations and major features. Eur J Radiol. 98:214-25, 2018
                                          2. Duijnhouwer AL et al: Aneurysm of the pulmonary artery, a systematic review and critical analysis of current literature. Congenit Heart Dis. 11(2):102-9, 2016
                                          3. Kreibich M et al: Aneurysms of the pulmonary artery. Circulation. 131(3):310-6, 2015
                                          4. Calamia KT et al: Major vessel involvement in Behçet's disease: an update. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 23(1):24-31, 2011
                                          5. Khalid U et al: Hughes-Stovin syndrome. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 6:15, 2011
                                          6. Nguyen ET et al: Pulmonary artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms in adults: findings at CT and radiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 188(2):W126-34, 2007
                                          7. Castañer E et al: Congenital and acquired pulmonary artery anomalies in the adult: radiologic overview. Radiographics. 26(2):349-71, 2006
                                          8. Uzun O et al: Pulmonary vasculitis in behcet disease: a cumulative analysis. Chest. 127(6):2243-53, 2005
                                          9. Erkan D et al: Is Hughes-Stovin syndrome Behçet's disease? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 22(4 Suppl 34):S64-8, 2004
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Pathology

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Pulmonary artery aneurysm (PAA)
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Dilatation of pulmonary artery (PA) involving all 3 layers of arterial wall

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Angiographic Findings

                                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                                  • General Features

                                                                    • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                        • Presentation

                                                                          • Demographics

                                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                              • Treatment

                                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                • Consider

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Mehdipoor G et al: Imaging manifestations of Behcet's disease: Key considerations and major features. Eur J Radiol. 98:214-25, 2018
                                                                                  2. Duijnhouwer AL et al: Aneurysm of the pulmonary artery, a systematic review and critical analysis of current literature. Congenit Heart Dis. 11(2):102-9, 2016
                                                                                  3. Kreibich M et al: Aneurysms of the pulmonary artery. Circulation. 131(3):310-6, 2015
                                                                                  4. Calamia KT et al: Major vessel involvement in Behçet's disease: an update. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 23(1):24-31, 2011
                                                                                  5. Khalid U et al: Hughes-Stovin syndrome. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 6:15, 2011
                                                                                  6. Nguyen ET et al: Pulmonary artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms in adults: findings at CT and radiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 188(2):W126-34, 2007
                                                                                  7. Castañer E et al: Congenital and acquired pulmonary artery anomalies in the adult: radiologic overview. Radiographics. 26(2):349-71, 2006
                                                                                  8. Uzun O et al: Pulmonary vasculitis in behcet disease: a cumulative analysis. Chest. 127(6):2243-53, 2005
                                                                                  9. Erkan D et al: Is Hughes-Stovin syndrome Behçet's disease? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 22(4 Suppl 34):S64-8, 2004