EURORAD ESR

Case 5363

Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcer

Author(s)
João Filipe Costa, Jorge Brito, Artur Costa, Alfredo Gil Agostinho, Luís Curvo-Semedo
 
Patient
male, 69 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest radiography

    Bulge of the lower portion of the left para-aortic stripe (arrows)

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Unenhanced CT scan

    Bulge of the left antero-lateral aspect of the distal descending thoracic aorta and intima calcification

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Conventional Angiography

    Saccular aneurysm in the distal third of the descending thoracic aorta

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Enhanced CT scan

    Saccular aneurysm caused by penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer, associated with enhanced thickening of the aortic wall

     
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Curved-MIP
     

    Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting

     

    Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting

     
     
     
  • Figure 6
    VRT
     

    Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting

     

    Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting

     
     
     
Bulge of the lower portion of the left para-aortic stripe (arrows)
 
Bulge of the left antero-lateral aspect of the distal descending thoracic aorta and intima calcification
 
Saccular aneurysm in the distal third of the descending thoracic aorta
 
Saccular aneurysm caused by penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer, associated with enhanced thickening of the aortic wall
 
Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting
 
Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting
 
Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting
 
Saccular aneurysm before (a) and after (b) stenting
 
 
 
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