Unfolded aorta

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking



Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

Minor bilateral lower lobe atelectasis. No pulmonary mass is identified. Unfolding of the aortic arch. Cardiac size is within normal limits.

Anterior wedging of T12 is noted, with near complete height loss. Degeneration of the AC joints.

Case Discussion

Unfolded aortic arch.

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Case information

rID: 37213
Published: 29th May 2015
Last edited: 27th Sep 2017
System: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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