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Spotaneous rupture of an intercostal artery in a patient with neurofibromatosis and scoliosis.
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PMID:  805884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case is reported of spontaneous rupture of an intercostal artery at its origin from the aorta in a patient with neurofibromatosis and scoliosis. The possible role played by each of these conditions in the pathogenesis of the spontaneous rupture is discussed. Comment is made on the unusual radiologic appearances of extrapleural hemorrhage.
E G Butchart; G J Grotte; W C Barnsley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0022-5223     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1975 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-09-03     Completed Date:  1975-09-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376343     Medline TA:  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  919-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / surgery
Hemothorax / etiology
Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications*
Rupture, Spontaneous / etiology
Scoliosis / complications*,  radiography
Thoracic Arteries* / surgery

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