TITLE

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Pulmonary Artery: Case Report and Review of the Literature

AUTHOR(S)
Donaldson, B.; Ngo-Nonga, B.
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
American Surgeon;May2002, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p414
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm is a very rare but potential complication of chest trauma. These aneurysms are usually produced by penetrating trauma although a few cases have been reported after blunt injury. They should be suspected if there is a persistence of opacity on chest radiograph that when evaluated by contrast-enhanced CT shows an increased opacification of the mass. Diagnosis is confirmed with a pulmonary arteriogram.
ACCESSION #
7746522

 

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