Endovascular treatment of a ruptured internal thoracic artery pseudoaneurysm presenting as a massive hemothorax in a patient with type I neurofibromatosis

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2005 Nov-Dec;28(6):818-21. doi: 10.1007/s00270-004-0067-8.

Abstract

We report a case of acute hemothorax caused by a left internal thoracic artery pseudoaneurysm rupture in a patient with neurofibromatosis type I, which was successfully treated with endovascular coil embolization.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aneurysm, False / complications
  • Aneurysm, False / diagnosis*
  • Aneurysm, False / therapy
  • Aneurysm, Ruptured / complications
  • Aneurysm, Ruptured / diagnosis*
  • Aneurysm, Ruptured / therapy
  • Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
  • Female
  • Hemothorax / diagnosis*
  • Hemothorax / etiology
  • Humans
  • Mammary Arteries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Mammary Arteries / surgery
  • Middle Aged
  • Neck / diagnostic imaging
  • Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications*
  • Subclavian Artery / diagnostic imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color / methods