Aortic dissection (Mercedes-Benz sign)

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Choudhary

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 12254
Published: 2nd Nov 2010
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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