Dissecting hematomas of the pulmonary artery: rare and fatal catastrophies.

  • Sue Lewis Jones
  • Published 1997 in
    The American journal of forensic medicine and…


This article presents, to the author's best knowledge, the first reported case of a fatal pulmonary artery dissecting hematoma that was a long-term complication of a Waterston shunt procedure (aortopulmonary anastamosis). Pulmonary artery dissecting hematomas are rare and generally fatal, and they are usually not diagnosed until the autopsy is performed… (More)


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