Ascending aorta aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran

Presentation

Referred for evaluation of thoracic aorta.

Patient Data

Age: 49 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MR contrast aortography revealed grossly dilated ascending aorta, extending from aortic root to the level of origin of neck branches. The brachiocephalic trunk, left CCA and left SCA were normal. The arch, descending part of thoracic aorta were normal.

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Case information

rID: 5257
Case created: 27th Dec 2008
Last edited: 8th Aug 2017
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Tags: aorta, mra
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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