Nigerian Journal of Cardiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130--132

Pulsatile chest wall mass - A trap for the unwary


Subramanian Senthilkumaran1, Shah Sweni2, Ramachandran Meenakshisundaram4, Ponniah Thirumalaikolundusubramanian4 
1 Department of Emergency and Critical Care, Sri Gokulam Hospitals and Research Institute, Salem, India
2 Department of Emergency and Critical Care, Sri Gokulam Hospitals and Research Institute, Salem; Department of Internal Medicine, Chennai Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Irungalur, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Subramanian Senthilkumaran
Department of Emergency and Critical Care, Sri Gokulam Hospitals and Research Institute, Salem - 636 004, Tamil Nadu
India

Syphilis is less commonly seen in clinical practice. Hence, presenting features of primary, secondary, and tertiary forms of syphilis are not recalled during discussion. A case of syphilitic aneurysm observed in a 54-year-old male is presented to create awareness of this condition among healthcare professionals and stress importance of this entity in the differential diagnosis and treatment of mass in the chest wall.


How to cite this article:
Senthilkumaran S, Sweni S, Meenakshisundaram R, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P. Pulsatile chest wall mass - A trap for the unwary.Nig J Cardiol 2014;11:130-132


How to cite this URL:
Senthilkumaran S, Sweni S, Meenakshisundaram R, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P. Pulsatile chest wall mass - A trap for the unwary. Nig J Cardiol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 Jan 18 ];11:130-132
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