Saccular aortic arch aneurysm

Presentation

chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 67 years
Gender: Male
CT

Large saccular aneurysmal dilatation of the aortic arch associated with mural thrombosis and surrounding hematoma, the sac have a wide neck and originating just distal to the origin of the left subclavian artery and slightly compressing it. No free fluid in the mediastinal cavity or contrast material in the surrounding hematoma.

Case Discussion

The surrounding hematoma suggestive of its chronic contained rupture

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Case information

rID: 56934
Case created: 29th Nov 2017
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Assiut university

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