Iatrogenic aortic intramural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known case of AML presented with anterior mediastinal mass.

Modality: CT

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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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