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Uncommon Cause of Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm: Case Report and Review of Literature.
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PMID:  23564531     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of an 18-year-old man without tuberculosis history who presented with chest distress, dyspnea, and fever. Chest computed tomography scan and echocardiography showed left ventricular posterior wall pseudoaneurysm and perforation. Unfortunately, the patient died shortly after surgery. On the basis of surgical pathology, we made a final diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis complicated with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm. This has not been reported before in the published literature.
Authors:
Wu Wei; Chen Hui; Wang Sheng-Yu; Diao Xin
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Medical University, P.R. China.
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