Massive haemothorax secondary to angiosarcoma

McCleary, A J
October 1994
Thorax;Oct1994, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p1036
Academic Journal
journal article
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Emergency Thoracotomy- Isolated Internal Thoracic Artery Injury. Islam, Shariful; Shah, J.; Singh, V. Narayn // Jurnalul de Chirurgie;2014, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p171 

    Aim: A tension haemothorax is an uncommon injury after penetrating chest trauma. Presentation of a Case: We present a case in which a 55 year old man sustained multiple thoracic stab wounds. He had emergency right antero-lateral thoracotomy and laparotomy. A massive haemothorax secondary to...

  • Emergency lung ultrasound examination for the diagnosis of massive-clotted haemothorax in two cardiac surgery patients. Saranteas, T.; Santaitidis, E.; Valtzoglou, V.; Kostopanagiotou, G. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;May2012, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p564 

    A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the diagnosis of massive-clotted haemothorax by lung ultrasound examination in cardiac patients with haemodynamic and respiratory instability.

  • Massive pulmonary arteriovenous malformation presenting with tamponading haemothorax. Khan, A. A.; Hunt, I.; Hamdone, K.; Tambiah, J.; Deshpande, R. P.; Reidy, J. F.; Hamdane, K // Thorax;Sep2007, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p836 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Massive pulmonary arteriovenous malformation presenting with tamponading haemothorax" which is published in the previous issue of the periodical.

  • Spontaneous Parapharyngeal Haemorrhage As A Complication Of Anticoagulation Therapy. Basavaraj, S.; Sharp, J. F. // Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology;2002, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p13 

    Spontaneous haemorrhage into the parapharyngeal space is a rare complication of anticoagulant therapy. Two such cases, one with spontaneous resolution managed conservatively another with massive haemorrhage causing airway obstruction massive haemothorax requiring surgical intervention, are...

  • Massive abdominal wall haematoma and haemothorax due to spontaneous rupture of an intercostal artery. Mathew, R.; Abdullah, S.; Renfrew, I. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p608 

    The article discusses the medical case of a 69-year-old man who suffered from a massive abdominal wall haematoma and haemothorax because of spontaneous rupture to an intercostal artery.

  • Bilateral angiosarcoma of the breast in a fourteen-year-old child. van Geel, Albertus N.; den Bakker, Michael A. // Rare Tumors;2009, Vol. 1, p117 

    Malignant vascular tumors are rare and angiosarcomas of the breast in patients under 21 years of age are exceedingly uncommon. In this report an angiosarcoma in the breast of a 14-year-old girl is described. She died nine months after mastectomy with recurrent disease in the bones and the...

  • Successful treatment of a spontaneous haemothorax with recombinant factor VIIa in a haemophilic child with inhibitors. Gidaris, D.; Economou, M.; Valeri, R.; Gombakis, N.; Athanasiou- Metaxa, M. // Hippokratia;Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p289 

    Haemophilia A is an X-linked disorder caused by a deficiency of factor VIII. Haemorrhage in various sites may occur spontaneously or secondary to trauma depending on the severity of the deficiency. Common manifestations include haemarthrosis, epistaxis, gastrointestinal haemorrhage and...

  • Aspirin/clopidogrel.  // Reactions Weekly;9/9/2006, Issue 1118, p5 

    The article presents the case of a 79-year-old man who developed bilateral haemothorax during antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and clopidogrel. The patient was receiving calcium channel antagonists for essential hypertension. He had undergone coronary angioplasty and stenting 3 months earlier...

  • Haemothorax after mediastinoscopy: a word of caution. Elsayed, Hany // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jan2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p138 

    Mediastinoscopy is used for the staging of lung cancer and for the diagnosis of mediastinal lesions. It is a valuable diagnostic tool but, in a few cases, it could result in major complications. We describe a simple technique to avoid the development of a major complication – massive...

  • MISCELLANEOUS MAMMALS.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/26/2008, Vol. 162 Issue 17, p540 

    The article reports the case of a young dog with carcases and yew poisoning of a cob colt. A post mortem examination on the dog showed that the dog died from haemothorax and a massive blood clot in the mediastinum, caused by accidental rodenticide poisoning. A postmortem examination on dead...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics