2008
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1038635 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: A congenital aberrant vessel in the pleural cavity has rarely been described in the literature. It has been known to be a source of bleeding in spontaneous hemopneumothorax. As a result of the lack of pleural adhesions around the vessel, a congenital aberrant vessel is prone to deceleration injury. This is a case of massive hemothorax caused by a ruptured aberrant congenital vessel in a blunt trauma victim who sustained a two meter fall.

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