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Dual-inflow great vessel aneurysm: delayed presentation after penetrating trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8993279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aneurysms constitute uncommon sequelae of injuries to the thoracic outlet. Most such aneurysms are secondary to blunt trauma and usually involve the great vessels at their take-off from the aortic arch. Penetrating injuries are more often identified in the more distal vessels and only very rarely present as pseudoaneurysms. Reported here is a single case of a chronic posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm arising from both the right common carotid artery and the right subclavian artery. The workup and surgical approach provide practical lessons, complemented with illustrations that aid in the understanding of the case. It is an unusual case because of the dual-inflow nature of the aneurysm.
M M Rossbach; R C Baptiste; M T Sykes; E Y Sako; J H Calhoon; O L Miller; S B Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1997 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-04     Completed Date:  1997-02-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284-7842, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Carotid Artery Diseases / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Carotid Artery, Common
Chronic Disease
Middle Aged
Neck Injuries*
Subclavian Artery*
Time Factors
Wounds, Gunshot / complications*

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