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Tuberculous pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8957396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Tuberculous pseudoaneurysm has been reported to be a fatal, but rare complication of tuberculosis. We report a case of a 68-year-old man who underwent successful surgical treatment for a tuberculous pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta with bronchial communication, and review previous reports of patients who also underwent operation for similar lesions, focusing especially on the pathway of infection to the aorta.
T Ohtsuka; Y Kotsuka; K Yagyu; A Furuse; T Oka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-09     Completed Date:  1997-01-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1831-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Tuberculosis / complications*,  radiography,  surgery

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