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Case report of a rare spontaneous superficial temporal artery aneurysm.
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PMID:  20888158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Unlike posttraumatic temporal artery aneurysm, spontaneous temporal artery aneurysm is an exceptional finding. We report the case of a 34-year-old woman with no history of previous trauma who presented a progressively enlarging right temporal lump. A CT scan revealed a 1.6cm diameter aneurysm arising from the superficial temporal artery. The aneurysm was surgically resected. The postoperative course was uneventful. Histological examination revealed the presence of intima, media and adventitia.
L Karam; M El Husseiny; G Abadjian; S Slaba; G Tabet
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal des maladies vasculaires     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0398-0499     ISO Abbreviation:  J Mal Vasc     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707965     Medline TA:  J Mal Vasc     Country:  France    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  366-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Service de chirurgie cardiovasculaire et thoracique, hôpital Hôtel-Dieu de France, rue Alfred Naccache, Achrafieh, Beyrouth, Liban.
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