From the case: Aortic nipple

Diagram

3D reconstruction from CT

Left sagittal oblique
Modality: Diagram (Left sagittal oblique)

- “ Cardiomediastinal contours should be carefully studied on all radiographs, particularly trauma patients. The aortic nipple represents a common var...”

Used in the following article:

  • Left superior intercostal vein - “ The left superior intercostal vein drains the left posterosuperior hemithorax and is considered to be part of the azygos venous system even though...”
  • Aortic nipple - “ An aortic nipple is seen in about 10% of PA chest x-rays on the lateral surface of the aortic arch/aortic knob. It represents the left superior in...”

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