Ruptured Left Subclavian Artery Aneurysm in a 41-Year-Old Woman with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

E. Scarcello, R. Serra, F. Morrone, F. Intrieri, S. de Franciscis
2011 EJVES Extra  
Intrinsic lesions of the arterial wall are important manifestations of Neurofibromatosis type 1. Report: A 41-year-old woman with Neurofibromatosis type 1, suffering sudden onset of upper back as well as left shoulder and upper chest pain is addressed to our hospital. The contrastenhanced thoracic computed tomogram demonstrated a huge hematoma due to ruptured left subclavian artery aneurysm treated with endovascular therapy. Discussion: A ruptured left subclavian artery is an uncommon but life
more » ... uncommon but life threatening manifestation in Neurofibromatosis type 1. ª
doi:10.1016/j.ejvsextra.2011.06.003 fatcat:kekndrlix5elvdlzsyclzankve