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Resection of a leiomyoma of the descending thoracic aorta.
  1. G Gula,
  2. A Cancrini,
  3. L Provenzale


    A primary aortic neoplasm in a 4-year-old asymptomatic boy is described. At operation the tumour was found to originate from the descending thoracici aorta. Histologically it proved to be a leiomyoma. The operative findings and pathological features are briefly discussed.

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