Aortic dissection (Mercedes-Benz sign)

Case contributed by Gagandeep Choudhary

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

The descending thoracic aorta is dilated with three channels (Mercedes-Benz sign).

Case Discussion

Three-channel aorta. The intimal flap demonstrates the Mercedes-Benz sign because of two false lumina in the descending thoracic aorta.

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