The man coughs so hard that he expels part of a lung in California - ElHeraldo.hn

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES.- A man in California, in the United States, expelled part of a lung when he coughed.

the New England Journal of Medicine He said that the man was in the intensive care unit when he coughed so hard that he ejected something that had the shape of a tree.

The report of the University of California Hospital, San Francisco, where the 36-year-old man was an intern, said it was his right bronchus.

"The right bronchial tree consists of three branches in the upper lobe, two branches in the middle lobe and five branches in the lower lobe.The patient's trachea was intubated and the bronchoscopy revealed a small amount of blood in the basal branches of the lower right lobe, "the doctors said.

It is learned that the man arrived at the hospital after spilling blood with phlegm and had given him a few days before. pacemaker.

After the accident the patient was intubated for two days. Unfortunately, a week later he died due to a cardiac complication.

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