Pulmonary hydatidosis: an unusual cause of haemoptysis.

  title={Pulmonary hydatidosis: an unusual cause of haemoptysis.},
  author={Anita Pandey and Chiranjiv Lal Arya and A. K. Asthana},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={25 2},
A 28-year-old female patient was referred to us with complaints of massive haemoptysis and cough with expectoration, of two years' duration. Her chest radiograph, computed tomography scan and video-bronchoscopy revealed a cystic lesion in the right upper and lower zones of the lungs. Aspiration from the cyst fluid was grossly hemorrhagic and full of… CONTINUE READING