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Clinical challenges and serious vascular complications in neurofibromatosis.
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PMID:  20002725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although generally regarded as a benign and chronic condition, neurofibromatosis can be associated with acute vascular and neurological complications. We report the case of a patient with neurofibromatosis who developed massive haemothorax as a result of spontaneous rupture of the left vertebral artery and left subclavian artery. The case was a diagnostic and management challenge.
Authors:
M Omar Faruque; Fergus Davidson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1742-6723     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med Australas     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101199824     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Australas     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  518-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Intensive Care Unit, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW, Australia. omar_faruque_30@hotmail.com
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