Pulmonary hemorrhage induced by epileptic seizure.

  title={Pulmonary hemorrhage induced by epileptic seizure.},
  author={Masanori Azuma and Isao Ito and Riki Matsumoto and Toyohiro Hirai and Michiaki Mishima},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  volume={41 3},
We report a 35-year-old man who presented with pulmonary hemorrhage induced by an epileptic seizure. He had experienced recurrent episodes of massive hemoptysis after epileptic seizures since the age of 28 years. He was admitted to Kyoto University Hospital with massive hemoptysis and hypoxia after an epileptic seizure of a few minutes' duration. Radiographic signs of infiltrations and hemorrhagic bronchoalveolar lavage fluid were observed. He was intubated and successfully treated with anti… CONTINUE READING

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