Intravascular treatment is becoming a minimally invasive option that can be used even in patients with extensive involvement, for example affecting the whole thoracic aorta. Short- and mid-term complications of the stenting procedure are reported, including: collapse, torsion, mobilisation, kneeing, and thrombosis.
In this case a complication without severe consequences is described. The haematoma created an image that could be misinterpreted as a residual tear. Follow-up examination with spiral CT and clinical examination demonstrated the static nature of the image. Careful follow-up is needed in patients with this complication.
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