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AMINMANSOUR B, TABATABAI A. BULL ET-INDUCED FALSE ANEURYSM OF THORACIC AORTA WITH A TEN YEAR LATENCY PERIOD IN A VICTIM OF THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR: REPORT OF A CASE. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2000; 14 (1) :93-95
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-908-en.html
From the Depts. of Neurosurgery and Thoracic Surgery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Traumatic false aneurysm of the thoracic aorta is not uncommon. But accordingly this case is unusual in its ten year delay between injury and presentation and treatment. A victim of the Iran-Iraq war is presented with a false aneurysm of the thoracic aorta ten years after a bullet injury to the chest and thoracic spine. Penetrating chest wounds, mechanisms of injury and diagnosis are also discussed in detail.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Neurosurgery

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