Normal CTA thorax (non ECG gated)

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Minor trauma

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Male

Normal anatomical arrangement of aortic arch and major branches. No evidence of traumatic aortic injury. No mediastinal haematoma. No pericardial effusion.

Minor right basal atelectasis. The lungs and pleural spaces are otherwise clear. No pneumothorax. No rib, scapular, clavicular or sternal fracture. Normal T spine.

Incompletely imaged abdominal viscera have a normal appearance.

Case Discussion

Example of a normal CTA.

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Case information

rID: 41750
Case created: 17th Dec 2015
Last edited: 26th Aug 2017
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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