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Unusual presentation of ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17413309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We here report a very unusual presentation of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. In a 50-year-old patient, almost asymptomatic and in stable clinical conditions, the chest radiograph and computed tomography scan revealed a right-sided rupture of a previously undiagnosed thoracic aortic aneurysm. The patient was treated successfully with an emergency surgical procedure.
Authors:
Pasquale Totaro; Nello Degno; Delia Sprini; Vincenzo Argano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1558-2027     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-06     Completed Date:  2007-05-17     Revised Date:  2009-05-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiac Surgery Division, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK. ptotaro@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Pain / etiology*,  radiography
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications,  diagnosis*,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / complications,  diagnosis*,  etiology,  radiography,  surgery
Hemothorax / etiology*,  radiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Rupture, Spontaneous
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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