Transesophageal echocardiographic identification of a descending aortic aneurysm rupture into the left lung

Academic Article


  • This case report describes a patient in whom a descending aortic aneurysm ruptured into the left lung, producing hemoptysis. With transesophageal echocardiography, we were able to define the site and extent of the aneurysm, as well as the two sites of rupture into lung tissue.
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  • Aaluri SR; Miller A; Nanda NC; Mukhtar O; Ansingkar K; Huang WY; Puri V; Berland LL; McGiffin DC
  • Start Page

  • 269
  • End Page

  • 271
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 3