Normal CTA thorax (non ECG gated)

Case contributed by Craig Hacking


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 hematoma. 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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