Pulmonary artery-bronchial fistula complicating chronic lymphocytic leukemia

J. K. Stoller, L. J. Picker, S. T. Weiss, R. L. Thurer, E. J. Kasdon

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A 52-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) entered the hospital because of repetitive bouts of massive hemoptysis requiring a right pneumonectomy. A bronchus intermedius-pulmonary artery fistula was found and felt to be due to necrosis of a peribronchial lymph node which was infiltrated by chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells. This represents another pulmonary complication in the clinical course of advanced CLL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-135
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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