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Pitfalls in the plain film evaluation of the thoracic aorta: the mimicry of aneurysms and adjacent masses and the value of aortography. Part II. Descending thoracic aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  436135     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Distinguishing posterior mediastinal and pulmonary masses from aneurysms and tortuosity of the descending thoracic aorta may be difficult, as five such cases illustrate. Both the neoplasms and the aortic aneurysms or tortuosity can compress the same vital mediastinal structures; thus, they may give rise to the same symptoms. Because the plain film findings may also be similar, aortography is essential to their diagnosis.
Authors:
T A Sos; K W Sniderman; D Wixson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular radiology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0342-7196     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Radiol     Publication Date:  1979 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-07-25     Completed Date:  1979-07-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7807044     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aorta, Thoracic / anatomy & histology,  radiography*
Aortic Aneurysm / physiopathology,  radiography*
Aortography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Male
Mediastinal Neoplasms / radiography*
Middle Aged

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