Spontaneous haemothorax caused by a ruptured oesophageal artery.

Abstract

Spontaneous haemothorax is a subcategory of haemothorax that occurs in the absence of trauma or other causes. It is a rare emergency that can progress rapidly with massive blood loss leading to haemorrhagic shock and death. We describe a patient with massive spontaneous haemothorax caused by the disruption of an oesophageal artery from the middle segment of… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivx035

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