Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ The findings consistent  aortic dissection at both of thoracic and abdominal aorta in a patient with marfan syndrome and severe pectus excavatum . ”

Used in the following article:

  • Arterial dissection - “ Arterial dissection occurs when blood enters the media through a tear or ulcer in the intima and tracks along the media, forming a second blood-fi...”
  • Marfan syndrome - “ Marfan syndrome is a multisystem connective tissue disease caused by a defect in the protein fibrillin 1, encoded for by the FBN1 gene. Cardiovasc...”

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