Aortic dissection - De Bakey type III / Stanford B
Previous history of surgery for aortic valve and proximal aortic endograft.
CTA Thoracic aorta
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There is a descending aortic dissection that begins beyond the brachiocephalic vessels (Stanford B) and only involves the descending aorta (DeBakey type III). Note also the presence of the aortic valve prosthesis and a small proximal endoleak related to the Dacron graft on ascending aorta (not seen on enhanced series).
The celiac and superior mesenteric arteries both arise from the smaller true lumen.