Vascular ring: Unusual cause of unilateral obstructive pulmonary hyperinflation

T. Pirtle, E. Clarke

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Vascular rings are a well recognized cause of tracheobronchial and esophageal compression with resultant obstructive phenomena. The fact that these anomalies may masquerade as acute foreign-body aspiration is not widely appreciated. We recently documented a patient with an unusual vascular ring presenting with signs and symptoms mimicking foreign-body aspiration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1111-1112
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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