WILLIAM L. KOPP, M.D.; ROBERT A. GREEN, M.D.
Pulmonary artery aneurysms are rare. In the patient presented in this report they were associated with recurrent thrombosis of systemic veins and dural sinuses. These findings may indicate a syndrome of obscure etiology.
A 30-year-old white male schoolteacher was well until 1952, when he noted periodic febrile episodes, sometimes accompanied by red, tender lesions on the lower extremities. In 1954 he was treated at another hospital for acute glomerulonephritis, from which he recovered fully. In April, 1955, a biopsy of a lesion on a lower extremity showed "nonspecific inflammation."
He was first admitted to the Ann Arbor Veterans
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KOPP WL, GREEN RA. Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms with Recurrent Thrombophlebitis: The "Hughes-Stovin Syndrome". Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:105–114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-1-105
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(1):105-114.
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