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Ectatic thoracic aorta

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Dysphagia

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

CXR demonstrates a markedly elongated and ectatic thoracic aorta.

Barium

Barium swallow demonstrates the ectatic thoracic aorta distorting the esophagus.

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