Ectatic thoracic aorta

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

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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