Combined azygous vein and subclavian artery injury in blunt chest trauma.

@article{Baldwin1984CombinedAV,
  title={Combined azygous vein and subclavian artery injury in blunt chest trauma.},
  author={J. C. Baldwin and Philip E. Oyer and Diana F. Guthaner and Edward B. Stinson},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1984},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={170-1}
}
Blunt chest trauma resulting in azygous vein injury with associated mediastinal widening is described. Emergency operative intervention was required, and subsequent arteriography revealed initial transection of the subclavian artery requiring repair. The potential significance of mediastinal venous bleeding and the importance of arteriography in diagnosing… CONTINUE READING