Traumatic false aneurysm of descending aorta with aortoesophageal fistula.

Abstract

We report a case of traumatically induced false aneurysm with secondary bacterial aortitis of the descending aorta and fistula formation between the aorta and esophagus. This lesion was diagnosed at autopsy and caused death in a 68-year-old female 19 years after an automobile accident. Aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) formation as a result of any cause is rare… (More)

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@article{Swanson1988TraumaticFA, title={Traumatic false aneurysm of descending aorta with aortoesophageal fistula.}, author={Stanley A. Swanson and M A Gaffey}, journal={Journal of forensic sciences}, year={1988}, volume={33 3}, pages={816-22} }