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Spontaneous hemomediastinum and hemothorax after dissecting bronchial artery aneurysm.
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PMID:  21228046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Spontaneous hemomediastinum is a rare pathological event due to bleeding disorders, mediastinal organ hemorrhage or idiopathic causes. It usually presents with chest pain and dyspnea, which can lead to confusion with other clinical conditions. The election diagnostic method is CT and treatment depends on underlying etiology, aimed on controlling hemorrhages, if present. In this paper, we present a case of spontaneous hemomediastinum and hemothorax after bronchial artery aneurysm dissection treated with endovascular embolization and chest drainage. Keywords: Spontaneous hemomediastinum; Bronchial artery aneurysm; Mediastinal bleeding; Endovascular treatment.
Authors:
Florencio Quero Valenzuela; Inmaculada Piedra-Fernandez; Sebastian Sevilla-Lopez; Antonio Cueto-Ladron De Guevara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Section of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Avda Fuerzas Armadas s/n, Granada, Spain.
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