Ascending aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient with known ascending aortic aneurysm scheduled for surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
X-ray

The dilated/aneurysmatic thoracic aorta can be seen on both the frontal and lateral chest radiograph.

CT

The para-sagittal multi-planar reconstruction from the CT-angiography nicely shows the ascending aortic aneurysm with normal width of the rest of the thoracic aorta.

Case Discussion

The dilated/aneurysmatic thoracic aorta can be seen on both the frontal and lateral chest radiograph.

The para-sagittal multi-planar reconstruction from the CT-angiography nicely shows the ascending aortic aneurysm with normal width of the rest of the thoracic aorta.

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Case information

rID: 20913
Case created: 20th Dec 2012
Last edited: 30th Sep 2015
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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