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Peripheral pulmonary artery aneurysm presenting as a solitary pulmonary nodule

Mauro Federico Luis Tamagno; Jussara Bianchi Castelli; Benoit Jacques Bibas; Helio Minamoto

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We report the case of a 63-year-old female patient who was evaluated due to a solitary pulmonary nodule. The final diagnosis was a solitary peripheral pulmonary artery saccular aneurysm. The patient was submitted to a pulmonary lobectomy with excellent recovery. Peripheral pulmonary artery aneurysms that arise from segmental or intrapulmonary branches are extremely rare, and their management is still controversial.


Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Artery


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