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Massive tracheal necrosis due to compression by an innominate artery aneurysm associated with a grade IV Chagasic megaesophagus and chronic duodenal ulcer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10492299     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 49-year-old man suffered necrosis of the cephalad tracheal segment due to compression by an innominate artery aneurysm. A peritracheal abscess, a grade IV chagasic megaesophagus, and a duodenal ulcer were also present. The patient underwent a three-stage surgical treatment, and 7 years later he is doing well, and breathing and eating normally.
A A Sader; J Cherri; R Ceneviva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-30     Completed Date:  1999-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  837-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology - Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications,  surgery
Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Brachiocephalic Trunk* / surgery
Chagas Disease / complications*
Chronic Disease
Duodenal Ulcer / complications*,  surgery
Esophageal Achalasia / complications*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Trachea / pathology*,  surgery
Tracheal Diseases / complications,  surgery

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