Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta. (Report of two unusual cases).


Two unusual cases of traumatic aneurysm of the aorta are described. Both presented several days after thoracic trauma sustained in a car accident. The presenting features were progressing dysphagia and displacement of the oesophagus in the first case and a coarctation-like syndrome in the second. Diagnosis was confirmed in each case by aortography and… (More)


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@article{Summa1981TraumaticRO, title={Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta. (Report of two unusual cases).}, author={Michele di Summa and Gianmaria Ottino and G Trucano and P. Costa and Giulio Poletti and Miguel Pignatelli and Fulvio Orzan and Chiara Comoglio and Matthew Morea}, journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery}, year={1981}, volume={22 2}, pages={181-6} }