[Hemoptysis: main etiologies observed in a pneumology department in Africa].

Abstract

The aim of this work was to ascertain the main aetiologies of haemoptysis observed in the pneumo-phtisiology unit at the University Hospital of Treichville at Abidjan, Ivory Coast. A retrospective survey covering 5 years revealed 142 cases. The annual incidence of haemoptysis was 2.5% of the unit's admissions. The mean age of the patients was 33.2 years and… (More)

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