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Inferior vena cava pseudoaneurysm after penetrating injury of the abdomen: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19741378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reports of inferior vena cava (IVC) pseudoaneurysms are always associated with arteriovenous fistulae and arterial injuries. This seems to be the first case report of an isolated IVC pseudoaneurysm in a 40-year-old man who suffered a penetrating abdominal injury 4 weeks before being referred to our hospital. Jaundice was the finding that leads to the identification of this aneurysm and its later successful surgical treatment. This is a nonreported lesion in the published literature about IVC injuries, in which the endovascular therapy is recently included.
Alvaro Delgado-Beltran; Diego Cubillos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1529-8809     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-10     Completed Date:  2009-09-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E75-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, Hospital El Tunal E.S.E., Bogot??, Colombia.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Injuries / complications*
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Vena Cava, Inferior*
Wounds, Penetrating / complications*

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