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Ductal aneurysm masquerading as nonresolving pneumonia: A challenging differential!
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20814482     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report here, the case of a six-and-a-half-month-old boy investigated for persistent respiratory distress and homogeneous opacity in the left upper lobe. Echocardiography revealed a giant ductal aneurysm compressing the left pulmonary artery and upper lobe division of the left bronchus. Computerized tomography angiogram delineated the exact anatomy and prompt surgical resection provided a successful cure to this lesser known entity.
Authors:
Maitri Chodhary; Munesh Tomar; Sitaraman Radhakrishnan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of pediatric cardiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0974-5149     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-03     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101495459     Medline TA:  Ann Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Congenital and Pediatric Heart Diseases, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India.
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