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Case 11037

Acute aortic dissection

Author(s)
Naveen Bhatt

King's College London
 
Patient
male, 42 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Bilateral Carotid Angiogram

    Both carotid arteries showing double lumen in keeping with dissection flap

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Double lumen in ascending and descending aorta

    Dissection flap in ascending and descending aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Aortic root Angiogram

    Aortic root and descending aorta showing dissection flap.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal Reconstructed CT Angiogram Images

    Reconstructed image showing dissection flap extending into lower abdominal aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
Both carotid arteries showing double lumen in keeping with dissection flap
 
Dissection flap in ascending and descending aorta.
 
Aortic root and descending aorta showing dissection flap.
 
Reconstructed image showing dissection flap extending into lower abdominal aorta.
 
 
 
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