M. W. JOHANNSEN, M.D.; CHARLES A. R. CONNOR, M.D.
Aneurysms of the pulmonary artery are so rare as to constitute almost a curiosity. From 1905 to the present time there have been 28,180 autopsies in Bellevue Hospital and in only one case was this lesion found. The literature has been reviewed by D'Aunoy and E. von Haam1 and by Boyd and McGavack.2 We have found two cases out of 111 collected with lesions similar to the one here described. One was reported by Sachs3 and the other by Scott.4
The patient (S. H.) in whom we found this lesion at necropsy was a 44-year-old Hungarian housewife. She
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JOHANNSEN MW, CONNOR CAR. COR PULMONALE WITH BILATERAL ANEURYSMS OF THE PULMONARY ARTERY, INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT, PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS AND TERMINAL AYERZA'S SYNDROME(COR PULMONALE WITH BILATERAL ANEURYSMS OF THE PULMONARY ARTERY, INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT, PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS AND TERMINAL AYERZA'S SYNDROME*). Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:232–237. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-2-232
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(2):232-237.
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