Int J Cardiol 2021 05 30;331:221-229. Epub 2021 Jan 30.
Clinical Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Science, University of Trieste, Piazzale Europa, 1, 34127 Trieste, TS, Italy.
Background: Hughes-Stovin syndrome (HSS) is a systemic disease characterized by widespread vascular thrombosis and pulmonary vasculitis with serious morbidity and mortality. The HSS International Study Group is a multidisciplinary taskforce aiming to study HSS, in order to generate consensus recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment.
Methods: We included 57 published cases of HSS (43 males) and collected data regarding: clinical presentation, associated complications, hemoptysis severity, laboratory and computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) findings, treatment modalities and cause of death. Read More