ETIOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF HEMOPTYSIS
Liu Zuogong Yang Dechang(Department of Internal Medicine, Second Affiliated Hospital)
This paper reports diagnostic results of 200 cases of hemoptysis. The causes of hemoptysis mainly include: bronchial and pulmonary infections (28%), tracheal,bronchial and pulmonary tumor (22.5%),tuberculosis (9.5%), pulmonary abscess (4%), other pulmonary diseases (2.5%), dosprders pitside the lungs (6.5%), and diseases of unidentified reason (5.5%). The diagnostic procedure of hemoptysis is also discussed. It is especially emphasized that the Pulmonary biopsy via bronchia and technique of systematic segmental lavage are of crucial importance for the diagnosis of hemoptysis.