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Upper airway obstruction and hemorrhagic shock due to ruptured aneurysms in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1

Published:September 29, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.09.078

      Highlights

      • Neurofibromatosis type 1 is rarely complicated with an artery aneurysm formation and rupture.
      • Rupture of artery aneurysms in the neck region can be life-threatening because of upper airway obstruction and hemorrhagic shock.
      • Endovascular treatment has been shown to be safe and effective in NF-1 patients with artery aneurysm formation and rupture.

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