Late manifestation of a pseudoaneurysm in the descending thoracic aorta.

Abstract

Rupture of the descending aorta following deceleration trauma is a catastrophic event because it has a high mortality. Prompt surgical treatment is generally considered to be mandatory. However, a few injured patients may leave the hospital with an undiagnosed aortic rupture which may give rise to a chronic pseudoaneurysm. In this report, a 28-year-old man… (More)

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@article{Gurkan2006LateMO, title={Late manifestation of a pseudoaneurysm in the descending thoracic aorta.}, author={Selma Gurkan and Hasan Sunar and Suat Canbaz and Erol Duran}, journal={VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten}, year={2006}, volume={35 2}, pages={112-4} }