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Aortic pseudoaneurysm in a child with a left mainstem bronchial stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18843249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of aortic pseudoaneurysm in a child with a metallic bronchial stent. DESIGN: Case report and literature review. SETTING: Pediatric intensive care unit at a freestanding tertiary children's hospital. PATIENT: A 12-yr-old boy with a left mainstem bronchomalacia managed with a metallic stent presenting with bleeding from his tracheostomy. INTERVENTIONS: Emergent flexible tracheobronchoscopy, computed tomography angiogram. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Discovery of a pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta adjacent to the bronchial stent. CONCLUSIONS: We report the first case of an aortic pseudoaneurysm in association with a bronchial stent in a child.
Matthew D Di Guglielmo; James H Hertzog
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1529-7535     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Crit Care Med     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-09     Completed Date:  2009-03-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100954653     Medline TA:  Pediatr Crit Care Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e31-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Nemours Children's Clinic-Wilmington, Alfred I. duPont Hospital For Children, Wilmington, DE, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*
Aorta, Thoracic*
Bronchomalacia / therapy*
Stents / adverse effects*

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