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Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm

Takahashi GHT - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm

History: 51 y/o Caucasian male with sudden onset of chest and mid back pain. No prior history of acute chest syndrome, angina, or other heart disease. No other significant past medical history or family history. No history of alcohol or tobacco use. No medications.

Findings: PA and Lateral CXR demonstrates no mediastinal widening. Heart size is normal. The lungs are clear. Contrast CT demonstrates a large ascendning aortic aneurysm beginning at the root and extending to the arch just proximal to the take off of the innominate artery.

Ddx: None.

Dxhow: Contrast enhanced CT of the chest

Exam: General: Healthy appearing male in no acute distress. VS: stable Lungs: clear Heart: RRR. Abdomen: Normal. EKG: Normal. No pertinent labs.

No MeSH data available.


Contrast CT demonstrates a large ascending aortic aneurysm from the root to the arch.
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Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm

Takahashi GHT - MedPix (2006)

Contrast CT demonstrates a large ascending aortic aneurysm from the root to the arch.
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MPX1298_synpic25021: Contrast CT demonstrates a large ascending aortic aneurysm from the root to the arch.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm

History: 51 y/o Caucasian male with sudden onset of chest and mid back pain. No prior history of acute chest syndrome, angina, or other heart disease. No other significant past medical history or family history. No history of alcohol or tobacco use. No medications.

Findings: PA and Lateral CXR demonstrates no mediastinal widening. Heart size is normal. The lungs are clear. Contrast CT demonstrates a large ascendning aortic aneurysm beginning at the root and extending to the arch just proximal to the take off of the innominate artery.

Ddx: None.

Dxhow: Contrast enhanced CT of the chest

Exam: General: Healthy appearing male in no acute distress. VS: stable Lungs: clear Heart: RRR. Abdomen: Normal. EKG: Normal. No pertinent labs.

No MeSH data available.