Doctors are at a loss or words after a 36-year-old man coughed up a blood clot in the exact shape of his right lung, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. But it's actually a blood clot, coughed up intact by a patient suffering from heart failure.
The source of information in this article has been provided largely in part to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A man coughed up a freakish blood clot that was practically a copy of the inside of his lung, astonishing doctors around the world.
The patient reportedly had a medical history including "heart failure with an ejection fraction of 20 per cent, bioprosthetic aortic-valve replacement for bicuspid aortic stenosis, endovascular stenting of an aortic aneurysm, and placement of a permanent pacemaker for complete heart block". "So with all these patients, you have to give them anticoagulants to make the blood thinner and prevent clots from forming".
The six-inch-wide blood clot that was coughed up by an unnamed patient in the near-perfect shape of his right bronchial tree.
"We were astonished", he said.
Wieselthaler told the publication that it was the man's blood medication that made the clot rubbery and able to survive the trip out his airway instead of breaking up, since blood clots are typically hard plugs of blood.
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The right bronchial tree consists of three segmental branches in the lung's upper lobe, two segmental branches in the middle lobe, and five segmental branches in the lower lobe.
Wieselthaler called the occurrence "very, very, very rare".
After his extreme cough, doctors performed a bronchoscopy and intubated the man immediately, and discovered some blood in the basilar branches of his lung.
The man died from heart complications a week after coughing up the clot.
The patient was extubated 2 days later and had no further episodes of hemoptysis.
Sadly, despite the best efforts of the medical team, the man died a week after coughing up the bronchial tube cast.