Ectatic thoracic aorta

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


90 year old male.

Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male




Case Discussion

CXR demonstrates a markedly elongated and ectatic thoracic aorta, with distortion of the oesophagus demonstrated on barium swallow.

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Case information

rID: 12282
Published: 7th Nov 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Tag: cxr, barium
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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