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Case 13785

Congenital subaortic diverticulum associated to bicuspid aortic valve

Author(s)
Diego Páez Granda, Daniel Rodríguez Sánchez, Antonio Navarro Baño, Santiago Ibañez Caturla, Juan Francisco Martínez Martínez

Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca,
Murcia, España
 
Patient
female, 64 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Bicuspid and calcified aortic valve

    (A) Sagittal Multiplanar reconstruction (MPR) that shows a bicuspid and calcified aortic valve.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    The ascendig thoracic aorta appears expanded

    (B) Axial MPR where the ascendig thoracic aorta appears expanded.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Subaortic valve diverticulum

    Axial MPR showing the subaortic valve diverticulum (arrowhead) and the bicuspid aortic valve with calcifications (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Subaortic valve diverticulum

    Sagittal MPR showing the relationship between the subaortic valve diverticulum (arrowhead) and the bicuspid aortic valve with calcifications (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
(A) Sagittal Multiplanar reconstruction (MPR) that shows a bicuspid and calcified aortic valve.
 
(B) Axial MPR where the ascendig thoracic aorta appears expanded.
 
Axial MPR showing the subaortic valve diverticulum (arrowhead) and the bicuspid aortic valve with calcifications (arrow).
 
Sagittal MPR showing the relationship between the subaortic valve diverticulum (arrowhead) and the bicuspid aortic valve with calcifications (arrow).
 
 
 
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