HAROLD F. ROBERTSON, M.D., F.A.C.P.; CIPRIANO ELLOSO, M.D.; GEORGE KUZMISHIN, M.D.; DONALD LEVITT, M.D.
The purpose of this report is to call attention to a case of dissecting aneurysm of the innominate artery which to our knowledge is the first such case to be published. In the literature, aneurysms of the innominate artery are described as being of the saccular type when situated distally, and of the fusiform type when involving the junction of the innominate artery and the aorta. No mention was found of a dissecting aneurysm of this artery.
A 69 year old housewife was admitted to the Methodist Episcopal Hospital on September 7, 1956, because of weakness and slurring
ROBERTSON HF, ELLOSO C, KUZMISHIN G, LEVITT D. DISSECTING ANEURYSM OF THE INNOMINATE ARTERY WITH BONE FORMATION COMPLICATED BY CEREBRAL INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:1415–1419. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-6-1415
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(6):1415-1419.
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