Haemoptysis as the sole presenting symptom of dissection of the aorta

Guidetti, A S; Pik, A; Peer, A; Shikiar, S; Ben-Yaakov, D
May 1989
Thorax;May1989, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p444
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Diagnostic dilemma: Saccular aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta with dissection above level of leaflets. Mehrpooya, Maryam; Salehi, Mehrdad; Eskandari, Ramin; Shajirat, Zeinab; Golabchi, Allahyar; Mazoochi, Majid // ARYA Atherosclerosis;Fall2012, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p167 

    BACKGROUND: In true aneurysm, the wall of aneurysm is composed of the normal histological components of aorta. A false aneurysm (pseudoaneurysm) represents a rupture which does not contain the normal histological components of aorta. It is a fibrous peel that has formed from a small perforation...

  • An interesting case of haemoptysis. Suryakant; Mehra, Sumit // Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine;2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p4 

    Haemoptysis is a common symptom that can occur in a variety of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Here we describe an interesting case of haemoptysis who was first mistook as pulmonary tuberculosis and then as bronchogenic carcinoma before being referred to us and was ultimately found to...

  • Diagnosis and clinical management of aortic dissection. Harrington, Phillips B.; Davies, James E.; Melby, Spencer J. // Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology;2014, Vol. 5, p123 

    Aortic dissection is a potentially lethal clinical entity that requires rapid diagnosis, appropriate medical management, and potential surgical intervention. Nomenclature and treatments for aortic dissection are based on the location and extent of the dissection. Aortic dissections result from...

  • Diagnosis of Thoracic Aorta Dissection. Crawford, Michael H. // Hospital Medicine Alert;Sep2011, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p52 

    An abstract of the article "Diagnosis of Thoracic Aorta Dissection," by Michael H. Crawford is presented.

  • Return of Renal Function after Endovascular Treatment of Aortic Dissection. Verhoye, Jean-Philippe; De Latour, Bertrand; Heautot, Jean-Fran├žois // New England Journal of Medicine;4/28/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 17, p1824 

    A letter to the editor is presented that deals with the asymptomatic dissection of the descending aorta.

  • aortic dissection.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p159 

    A definition of the term "aortic dissection," a disruption of the aorta's wall, is presented.

  • CHAPTER 23: THORACIC AORTA DISSECTION. TOWNSEND, RAYMOND R. // Advanced Therapy in Hypertension & Vascular Disease;2006, p192 

    Chapter 23 of the book "Advanced Therapy in Hypertension and Vascular Disease" is presented. It discusses the management of thoracic aorta dissection. It explains the main classification schemes and presentation of thoracic aorta dissection. It enumerates various conditions linked to thoracic...

  • DISSECTING ANEURYSM OF THE THORACIC AORTA PRESENTING AS ILIAC ARTERY OCCLUSION. Adar, R.; Schneiderman, J.; Walden, R. // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr1977, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p52 

    It is well known that an acute dissection of the thoracic aorta can present as an occlusion of the iliac artery, however in most cases one or more of the typical symptoms or signs of dissection are present, such as: Sudden severe chest or abdominal pain, loss of peripheral pulses, or a...

  • The Great Pretender. Dajer, Tony // Discover;Jul2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p28 

    Discusses the medical condition, aortic dissection, a term that originated with Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laenec, the French physician who invented the stethoscope in 1819. Biological functions of aorta; Symptoms and indications for aortic dissection; Causes of aortic dissection.

  • Imaging in noncardiovascular thoracic emergencies: a pictorial review. Chawla, Ashish // Singapore Medical Journal;Nov2015, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p604 

    Cardiovascular and noncardiovascular conditions are commonly encountered in the emergency department. While the majority of patients have underlying cardiovascular aetiologies, such as acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection and pulmonary embolism, a small subset...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics