haemoptysis


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haemoptysis

(hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs; hɛˈm-) or

hemoptysis

n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Pathology) spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-streaked mucus, as in tuberculosis. Compare haematemesis
[C17: from haemo- + -ptysis, from Greek ptyein to spit]
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Noun1.haemoptysis - coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Massive haemoptysis death and other morbidity associated with high dose rate intraluminal radiotherapy for carcinoma of the bronchus.
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She had a productive cough with haemoptysis and dyspnoea, severe nausea with vomiting, and agitation with psychotic features.
In the vast majority of patients, massive haemoptysis originates from the bronchial circulation more so than the pulmonary circulation in the vast majority of patients.
Symptoms range from sepsis due to the underlying lung infection, pain or life-threatening haemoptysis (4).
Table 1 Contraindications to VHI or MHI Conditions Acute pulmonary oedemas Severe bronchospasm Haemoptysis Documented cystic lung changes (bullae or blebs) Subcutaneous emphysema Undrained pneumothoraces or intercostal catheter with air leak Obstructing airway tumour or lung tumour Bronchopleural fistula Patients requiring nitric oxide or prostaglandins infusions Coagulopathic conditions Physiological parameters Respiratory PEEP (>10 cm[H.
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Case 8 A 26-year-old man with haemoptysis and oliguria.