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Aneurysm of the ductus arteriosus.
  1. P S Malone,
  2. S G Cooper,
  3. M Elliott,
  4. E M Kiely,
  5. L Spitz
  1. Hospital for Sick Children, London.


    Two neonates with aneurysms of the ductus arteriosus were seen. One suffered a fatal spontaneous rupture of the aneurysm, and the second (in which it was an incidental finding) the aneurysm was monitored by echocardiography, and seemed to resolve spontaneously.

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