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Case 2433

Mycotic aneurysm of the thoracic aorta

Author(s)
Tandeles S, Thanos L, Mylona S, Patsuras S
 
Patient
male, 71 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT of the thoracic aorta at admission

    CT of thoracic aorta demonstrating the gas forming inflammation.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the thoracic aorta at admission;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT of the thoracic aorta at admission

    CT of the thoracic aorta demonstrating hazy aortic wall and gas formation.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the thoracic aorta at admission;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT of the thoracic aorta four days after admission

    Four days later smaller amount of gas is observed with hazy aortic wall, paraaortic fluid collection and bilateral pleural effusions. There is also intima calcification.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the thoracic aorta four days after admission;
     
     
CT of thoracic aorta demonstrating the gas forming inflammation.
 
CT of the thoracic aorta demonstrating hazy aortic wall and gas formation.
 
Four days later smaller amount of gas is observed with hazy aortic wall, paraaortic fluid collection and bilateral pleural effusions. There is also intima calcification.
 
 
 
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