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Dissecting aortic aneurysm involving a right-sided aortic arch.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  463776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this case, the first reported instance of aortic dissection involving a right-sided arch, an anomalous fourth arch vessel, the left subclavian artery, arose from a congenital aortic diverticulum. This report emphasizes the need for precise anatomic definition with aortography to permit appropriate therapy when congenital anomalies of the aortic arch are complicated by dissecting hematoma.
Authors:
P Roan; S Parish; L M Buja; A Estrera; L Mills; J Atkins; J Willerson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-25     Completed Date:  1979-09-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnosis*,  pathology,  therapy
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  pathology
Aortic Aneurysm / diagnosis*,  pathology,  therapy
Autopsy
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Propranolol / therapeutic use
Reserpine / therapeutic use
Subclavian Artery / abnormalities
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-55-5/Reserpine; 525-66-6/Propranolol

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