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International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abstract

COMPRESSION OF LEFT MAIN BRONCHUS WITH COLLAPSE OF LEFT LUNG BY A LARGE DESCENDING THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM: A CASE REPORT

Author(s): Khushal N. Pawar, Dilip L. Lakhkar, Sushil Nemane, Sandeep Shinde

We report a case of 60 years old female who presented with a history of progressive breathlessness over a period of one year. CECT thorax revealed a large aneurysm of descending thoracic aorta which was causing compression of left main bronchus with resultant complete collapse of left lung. There was a contralateral shift of the trachea and mediastinum.


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