Dressler Syndrome is Characterized by Massive Hemoptysis


Ceylan E., KANBAY A. , Gunak F., Sezen Y., EREN T. Ş.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, cilt.6, ss.197-199, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4328/jcam.1439
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.197-199

Özet

A 63-year-old man was admitted with signs of dyspnea. pleuritic chest pain, fever, leukocytosis, high sedimentation rate, increase on C-reactive protein level, pleural effusion 2 weeks after coronary artery bypass surgery. According to the clinic and laboratory findings, Dressler syndrome diagnosed by the exclusion of pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, congestive heart failure and coronary artery bypass surgery complications. Massive hemoptysis was thought to be a result of local inflammatory reaction triggered by the immune activation and pleura, pericardium and vascular structures.