Thoracic aortic aneurysm
Incidental finding on a chest radiograph
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Chest radiograph demonstrates a large aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Note the deviation of the trachea to the right. Contrast enhanced CT of the aorta confirms the radiographic findings and shows the extent of the aneurysm , as it involves the entire thoracic aorta as well as the abdominal aorta. A small right pleural effusion is also noted.