Iatrogenic aortic intramural hematoma

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
Published: 19th Jul 2010
Last edited: 31st May 2018
System: Vascular, Chest
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