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Rasmussen's aneurysm

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Dilation of a branch of a pulmonary artery in a tuberculous cavity. It may lead to rupture and haemorrhage.


  • F. V. Rasmussen:
    Om haemoptyse, navnlig den lethale, i anatomisk og klinisk Henseende.
    Hospitals-Tidende, Copenhagen, 1868, 11: 33-36, 37-40, 41-43, 45-46, 49-52.
    Hospitals-Tidende, Copenhagen, 1869, 12: 41-42, 45-48.
    English translation in:
    Edinburgh Medical Journal, 1868, 14: 385-401, 486-503.
    Edinburgh Medical Journal, 1869, 15: 97-104, 228-236.

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