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Case 13728

Traumatic rupture of aortic isthmus

Author(s)
Arthur DAVID, Pauline FOURQUET, Tassadit AIT ALI, Karine WARIN-FRESSE, Jean-Michel SERFATY

Service d'imagerie cardiovasculaire diagnostique
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nantes
1, place Alexis Ricordeau
44093 Nantes Cedex 1
 
Patient
male, 27 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Thoracic CT

    Axial contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing a periaortic haemomediastinum (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Thoracic CT

    Axial contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing an aortic intimal flap (black arrow). Note also the presence of haemomediastinum.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Thoracic CT

    Coronal contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing an aortic pseudoaneurysm (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Thoracic CT

    Tridimensional reconstruction with VRT revealing an aortic pseudoaneursym (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing a periaortic haemomediastinum (white arrow).
 
Axial contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing an aortic intimal flap (black arrow). Note also the presence of haemomediastinum.
 
Coronal contrast-enhanced thoracic CT at an arterial phase revealing an aortic pseudoaneurysm (white arrow).
 
Tridimensional reconstruction with VRT revealing an aortic pseudoaneursym (white arrow).
 
 
 
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