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Fourteen years' survival with an untreated traumatic rupture of the thoracal aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3354527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Untreated traumatic rupture of the aorta generally results in sudden death. A case with 14 years' survival after an unrecognized traumatic rupture of the aorta is presented. Chronic traumatic aneurysm of the aorta should be kept in mind in a patient who develops sudden symptoms of arteriosclerotic heart disease months to years after a relevant thoracic trauma.
B T Jensen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0195-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Publication Date:  1988 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-04     Completed Date:  1988-05-04     Revised Date:  2011-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Odense Institute of Forensic Medicine, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Aorta, Thoracic / injuries
Aortic Rupture / diagnosis*
Arteriosclerosis / pathology*
Death, Sudden / etiology*
Middle Aged

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