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Case 14796

A rare association: Type B aortic dissection in a patient with aortic coarctation

Author(s)
Madalena Ramalho, Tiago Rodrigues, António Costa, José Fonseca Santos

Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte,
Serviço de Radiologia;
Av. Professor Egas Moniz
1649-035 Lisboa, Portugal;
Email:madalenaramalho@ymail.com
 
Patient
male, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CTA

    CTA maximum intensity projection coronal reconstruction depicting the Stanford type B aortic dissection.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CTA
     

    CTA maximum intensity projection sagittal reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to...

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA maximum intensity projection sagittal reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen...

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA tridimensional reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA tridimensional reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CTA
     

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the...

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal...

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    CTA
     

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via spinal and intercostal arteries.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via spinal and intercostal arteries (circles).

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via internal thoracic and intercostal arteries.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;

    CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via internal thoracic and intercostal arteries...

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dissection;
     
     
CTA maximum intensity projection coronal reconstruction depicting the Stanford type B aortic dissection.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection sagittal reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection sagittal reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA tridimensional reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA tridimensional reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin. A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction showing a marked focal narrowing of the thoracic aorta immediately after left subclavian artery origin (circle). A Stanford type B aortic dissection is seen distal to the coarctation.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via spinal and intercostal arteries.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via spinal and intercostal arteries (circles).
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via internal thoracic and intercostal arteries.
 
CTA maximum intensity projection axial reconstruction illustrating an extensive network of collateral vessels allowing the flow of blood from high to low pressure zones via internal thoracic and intercostal arteries (circles).
 
 
 
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