Aortic knob (annotated image)

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe
Annotated image

Dotted red line indicates the position of the aortic knob on this frontal chest x-ray. 

Original case: rID: 31525.

Case Discussion

The aortic knob is also known as the aortic knuckle. 

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Case information

rID: 61287
Published: 27th Jun 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Lake Imaging

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