Síndrome Hughes-Stovin: Caso clínico

Rafael Silva O, Alejandro Escobar, Rodrigo Vega, Roberto Tapia
2013 Revista médica de Chile (Impresa)  
We report a 25-year-old male admitted to a critical care unit for fever, lung opacities and acute respiratory failure. A chest angio-CAT scan showed multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms. A deep venous thrombosis of both lower limbs was also documented. A Hughes-Stovin syndrome was postulated. An inferior vena cava filter was placed. The patient received antimicrobial therapy subsiding fever and respiratory failure. Subsequently, he was treated with intravenous and oral steroids and one dose of
more » ... s and one dose of cyclophosphamide. The patient was discharged in good conditions fifteen days after admission. (Rev Med Chile 2013; 141: 922-926)
doi:10.4067/s0034-98872013000700013 pmid:24356742 fatcat:hnlirz7l3jdz7i2qnyzmjzmmi4