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Figure 2: (a) An arrow points to the mouth of a saccular aneurysm An seen in the proximal part of the descending thoracic aorta DTA; (b) The aneurysm has produced a bulge in the esophagus E with an irregular, circular ulceration (arrow); (c) Transverse section through the fistula between the aneurysm An in the proximal descending thoracic aorta P-DTA and the esophagus E (arrows); (d) The aneurysm was atherosclerotic in nature (H and × 250); (e) The asterisk shows the junction between the ulceration and the epithelial lining (H and E × 250) [LCCA left common carotid artery, LSA left subclavian artery, RBCA right brachiocephalic artery]

Figure 2:  (a) An arrow points to the mouth of a saccular aneurysm An seen in the proximal part of the descending thoracic aorta DTA; (b) The aneurysm has produced a bulge in the esophagus E with an irregular, circular ulceration (arrow); (c) Transverse section through the fistula between the aneurysm An in the proximal descending thoracic aorta P-DTA and the esophagus E (arrows); (d) The aneurysm was atherosclerotic in nature (H and × 250); (e) The asterisk shows the junction between the ulceration and the epithelial lining (H and E × 250) [LCCA  left common carotid artery, LSA  left subclavian artery, RBCA right brachiocephalic artery]