Iatrogenic aortic intramural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known case of AML presented with anterior mediastinal mass.

CT guided biopsy was conducted which result in iatrogenic aortic intramural hematoma, which is evident by the presence of circumferential hyper-density of the aortic root and arch on none contrasted study. This can be easily missed on CECT study.

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Case information

rID: 10189
Case created: 19th Jul 2010
Last edited: 6th Dec 2015
Systems: Vascular, Chest
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