Hughes-stovin syndrome and massive hemoptysis: A management challenge

Khalfan Al-Zeedy*, B. Jayakrishnan, Dawar Rizavi, Juma Alkaabi

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Hughes-Stovin syndrome is a very rare clinical entity characterized by pulmonary artery aneurysms and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Here we report the case of a 53-year-old man, admitted to Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman, with bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms and lower-limb DVT who developed massive hemoptysis. He was managed successfully with high-dose steroids in combination with cyclophosphamide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalOman Medical Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Behcet’s disease
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hughes-stovin syndrome
  • Immunosuppressants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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