Objective: To report a case of aortic pseudoaneurysm in a child with a metallic bronchial stent.
Design: Case report and literature review.
Setting: Pediatric intensive care unit at a freestanding tertiary children's hospital.
Patient: A 12-yr-old boy with a left mainstem bronchomalacia managed with a metallic stent presenting with bleeding from his tracheostomy.
Interventions: Emergent flexible tracheobronchoscopy, computed tomography angiogram.
Measurements and main results: Discovery of a pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta adjacent to the bronchial stent.
Conclusions: We report the first case of an aortic pseudoaneurysm in association with a bronchial stent in a child.