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Case 115

Atherosclerotic aneurysm of the thoracic aorta

Author(s)
E. Bassetti, I. Carbone, C. Catalano
 
Patient
male, 87 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 31.07.2000
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.115
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
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  • Figure 1
    Chest X-Ray PA view

    The image shows the presence of a round opacity of 4.5 cm of diameter in the iuxtailar region, without the evidence of the “silouette sign”, demonstrating the anterior position of the expansive formation. The mass...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest X-Ray PA view;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest X-Ray. Lateral view

    The lateral radiogram confirms the anterior position of the mass, localized near the anterior portion of the aortic arch.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest X-Ray. Lateral view;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Spiral CT images after the administration of contrast medium.
     

    Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT images after the administration of contrast medium.;

    Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT images after the administration of contrast medium.;

    Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT images after the administration of contrast medium.;

    Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT images after the administration of contrast medium.;
     
     
The image shows the presence of a round opacity of 4.5 cm of diameter in the iuxtailar region, without the evidence of the “silouette sign”, demonstrating the anterior position of the expansive formation. The mass has some periferal calcifications.
 
The lateral radiogram confirms the anterior position of the mass, localized near the anterior portion of the aortic arch.
 
Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.
 
Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.
 
Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.
 
Presence of a sacciform aneurysm of the thoracic aorta (5 cm x 4 cm), that originates in the external profile of the aortic arch with a large parietal thrombos. The exam confirms the presence of calcifications.
 
 
 
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