Cough up your lungs

Netherlands Heart Journal, Apr 2018

L. A. J. Rammeloo, N. A. Blom

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Cough up your lungs

Cough up your lungs L. A. J. Rammeloo 0 1 N. A. Blom 0 1 0 Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center , Leiden , The Netherlands 1 Department of Paediatric Cardiology, VU University Medical Center , Amsterdam , The Netherlands After a frightening coughing episode, a 5-year-old boy with a congenital heart condition expectorated what is shown in the image sent by his father (Fig. 1). He had no fever or signs of chest infection. What is your diagnosis? - Answer You will find the answer elsewhere in this issue. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.

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L. A. J. Rammeloo, N. A. Blom. Cough up your lungs, Netherlands Heart Journal, 2018, 1-1, DOI: 10.1007/s12471-018-1115-3