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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 54

Descending thoracic aorta dissection associated with esophageal carcinoma


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Midnapur Medical College and Hospital, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India

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Kaushik Saha
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.110475

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The association of aortic dissection with a malignancy is a rare finding and previous reports are usually those of primary aortic sarcomas. A 45-year-old male presented to us with chest pain and dysphagia for 1 month with a background history of obstructive airway disease and uncontrolled hypertension. In this report we present a case of typical descending aorta dissection with associated esophageal carcinoma.


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