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Thoracic outlet syndrome caused by fibrous dysplasia of the first rib.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22364999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fibrous dysplasia causing thoracic outlet syndrome is rare. A 41-year-old woman presented with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome with imaging that demonstrated a large tumor of her proximal left first rib. Transaxillary excision was unsuccessful due to involvement of the subclavian vasculature and brachial plexus. Subsequent posterolateral thoracotomy and resection of her first rib revealed fibrous dysplasia. Thoracotomy should be considered in these cases for optimal vascular control and identification of thoracic outlet anatomy.
Authors:
Clinton D Kemp; Gregory D Rushing; Nemanja Rodic; Edward McCarthy; Stephen C Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-27     Completed Date:  2012-04-23     Revised Date:  2013-07-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  994-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone / complications*,  surgery
Humans
Ribs*
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome / etiology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
P30 CA006973/CA/NCI NIH HHS
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