Ectatic thoracic aorta

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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90 year old male.

Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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Modality: Barium

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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
Case created: 7th Nov 2010
Last edited: 31st Dec 2015
System: Chest
Tags: cxr, barium
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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