Three-channel ao...
C+ arterial phase
Three-channel aorta (Mercedes-Benz sign)
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Three-channel aorta. The intimal flap demonstrates the Mercedes-Benz sign  because of two false lumina in the thoracic descending aorta. ”

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  • Aortic dissection - “ Aortic dissection is the most common form of the acute aortic syndromes and a type of arterial dissection. It occurs when blood enters the medial ...”
  • Mercedes-Benz sign (aorta) - “ The Mercedes-Benz sign can be seen in the aorta in the context of aortic dissection on CT 1.  It is seen at three distinct intimal flaps that hav...”

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