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Is it possible for a tumor to a rupture pulmonary artery and cause death from hemoptysis?

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Dr. Michael Sanders
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I've seen it happen

In brief: Yes

I've seen it happen
Dr. Michael Sanders
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Large central lung cancers can invade the pulmonary artery, and once the hole is created, exsanguinating, sudden pulmonary hemorrhage occurs.

In brief: Yes

Large central lung cancers can invade the pulmonary artery, and once the hole is created, exsanguinating, sudden pulmonary hemorrhage occurs.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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