Bronchial arteries

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Related to Bronchial arteries: pulmonary plexus, Bronchial veins
branches of the descending aorta, accompanying the bronchia in all their ramifications.

See also: Bronchial

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1) The haemoptysis usually originates from the bronchial arteries but rupture of an underlying Rasmussen aneurysm might cause recurrent haemoptysis, sometimes with fatal consequences.
Anomalous origin of the coronary artery is a well-known phenomenon however anomalous bronchial arteries are rarely seen and may originate from various vascular structures.
Hemoptysis is common among these patients because of the severity of the bronchial wall destruction and hypertrophied bronchial arteries.