Successful treatment of a ruptured left internal mammary artery aneurysm with a delayed diagnosis of type I neurofibromatosis.


Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1) induced vasculopathy is rare but catastrophic complication after aneurysmal rupture. We present the case of a 55-year-old female who developed hypovolemic shock because of left internal mammary artery (IMA) pseudoaneurysm rupture associated with NF-1. Even she was not detected NF-1 at the time of arrival in emergency room. We… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2017.08.08