The case report of a patient with impending rupture of a post‐traumatic chronic false aneurysm of the ascending aorta is presented. It is stressed that chronic false aneurysms of the ascending aorta are rare and that a chronic false aneurysm of any part of the aorta carries a high risk of delayed rupture at any time.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
- aortic rupture
- blunt chest trauma
- false aneurysm.