Aortic dissection - Stanford type A

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Sudden severe chest and upper back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

CTA Chest

Type A dissections involve the ascending aorta and arch.

Case Discussion

This case shows an aortic dissection-stanford A.

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Case information

rID: 29247
Case created: 12th May 2014
Last edited: 1st Jul 2017
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included