Int Med Case Rep J 2021 22;14:843-847. Epub 2021 Dec 22.
Department of Medicine, Fakeeh College of Medical Sciences, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Pseudoaneurysms of the ascending aorta are rare, yet they are life-threatening conditions and usually associated with poor outcomes due to insidious presentation. Many different etiologies have been associated with aortic pseudoaneurysms including; atherosclerosis, infections, connective tissue disorders, and traumatic causes. In addition, aortic pseudoaneurysms have been reported following thoracic surgeries, including aortic valve replacements, aortic dissection repair, and coronary artery bypass grafting. Read More