Advanced, recurrent mesothelioma growth mimicking an aortic dissection.


In the emergency setting, a cold, clammy, dyspnoeic patient presenting with interscapular chest pain and unequal blood pressures suggests an acute aortic dissection until proven otherwise. By means of a case report, the authors detail one such patient who presented identically to one having an acute aortic dissection. Initial assessment showed unequal blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.09.2010.3319


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