MR angiography of the thoracic aorta

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio
Diagnosis not applicable


Exam performed due ignored reasons.

Patient Data

Age: 65-year-old
Gender: Female

MRI Thoracic aorta


Contrast-enhanced MRA (CEMRA) study of the thoracic aorta shows the vessel with a mild tortuosity, keeping normal caliber and anatomical configuration. The origin of the aortic branches are unremarkable with anatomical configuration. As an incidental finding, goiter is noted.  

Case Discussion

This case is illustrative of the normal appearance of a contrast-enhanced MRA study of the thoracic aorta. For more normal studies like this one, please refer to the article on normal chest imaging examples

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