Syphilitic aneurysms of the innominate artery

S. M. Tadavarthy, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, J. Klugman, J. Ben Shachar, K. Amplatz

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Syphilitic aortitis can cause formation of fusiform or saccular aneurysms of the ascending aorta or transverse arch. The authors report 3 cases in which a saccular aneurysm developed at the origin of the innominate artery and was seen as a mediastinal mass on the chest radiograph.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-34
Number of pages4
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981


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