Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 19, Issue 6–7, pp 452–453 | Cite as

Sequential development of multiple aortic aneurysms in a neonate post umbilical arterial catheter insertion

  • M. Kirpekar
  • H. Augenstein
  • M. Abiri
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A neonate in whom multiple aortic aneurysms developed as a result of umbilical arterial catheterization is presented. Initially a single aneurysm was diagnosed by ultrasound. Serial sonographic examinations showed enlargement of the first as well as formation and subsequent enlargement of additional aneurysms.


Public Health Catheter Aortic Aneurysm Sequential Development Arterial Catheter 
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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kirpekar
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Augenstein
    • 2
  • M. Abiri
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySt. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA

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