As is routine for such a case, ED doctor ordered CTPA for ? PE

3D VR of CTA show...
C+ arterial phase
3D VR of CTA showing extent of the type B dissection and underlying vascular disease including widespread ectasia of aortic branches
System: Vascular
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Beware of other chest pain causes on CTPA - the ED doctors are often not that good at clinically differentiating the possible pathologies.  Seems ...”

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