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Symptomatic accessory cardiac bronchus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10654528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Symptomatic accessory cardiac bronchus is rare. A 52-year-old woman with an accessory bronchus, who had had frequent episodes of hemosputum for 6 years, suffered from empyema complicated by a right lower lung abscess infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Resection of the anomalous cardiac bronchus after open drainage of the pleural cavity was successful.
S Endo; N Saitoh; F Murayama; Y Sohara; K Fuse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2000 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-17     Completed Date:  2000-02-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Kawachigun, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / abnormalities*
Empyema, Pleural / microbiology
Lung Abscess / microbiology
Middle Aged
Pleural Effusion / microbiology
Pseudomonas Infections / diagnosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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