Penetrating aortic atherosclerotic ulcer with false aneurysm

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Embolic event to the leg.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Widening of the thoraco-abdominal aortic silhouette. 

False aneurysm arising from the right lateral aspect of the thoraco-abdominal aorta. Surrounding soft tissue density. 

False aneurysm again demonstrated. 

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Case information

rID: 10163
Published: 14th Jul 2010
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Tag: aorta
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