[Asthma-like symptoms due to thoracic aneurysm].

  title={[Asthma-like symptoms due to thoracic aneurysm].},
  author={Yasushi Nakano and Atsuyasu Sato and Tomoyoshi Tsuchiya and Eiji Takeuchi},
  journal={Nihon Kyobu Shikkan Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={34 2},
We describe a case of positional dyspnea due to compression of the tracheobronchial tree by an extensive thoracic aneurysm. In a 77-year-old woman with long-standing systemic hypertension, intermittent anterior chest pain gradually developed over several years. She had no history of asthma or thoracic trauma. She was admitted to our hospital because of… CONTINUE READING