Three children with aneurysms of the thoracic aorta were studied. The clinical presentation, radiographic findings, and etiologic factors are discussed. These lesions are associated with a poor prognosis and only one patient survived. The radiographic appearance of an enlarging mediastinal mass close to the aorta should suggest an aneurysm of the thoracic aorta.
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1979|