Ductus arteriosus aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

25-year old male patient complains of hoarseness of voice, his laryngoscopy revealed left vocal cord paralysis, CT chest was performed to exclude pathology to the left recurrent laryngeal nerve, which revealed aortic saccular aneurysm, The patient had a history of prior cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease, however precise surgical details weren't available at the time of the exam.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Partially thrombosed saccular aneursym arising from the diverticulum of the ductus arteriosus.

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Case Information

rID: 27183
Case created: 22nd Jan 2014
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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