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Aortic Dissection

Modzelewski LNM - MedPix

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Affiliation: National Naval Medical Center Bethesda

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Aortic Dissection

History: 76 year old gentleman with abdominal pain scheduled for a CT of the abdomen and pelvis to delineate cause.

Findings: - Infrarenal abdominal aorta (normal size) with a contrast-filled false lumen and displacement of intimal calcifications, between true and false lumens.

Ddx: - Aortic wall hematoma - Penetrating aortic ulcer - Chronic dissection

Exam: PE: BP 160/93. Other vitals unremarkable. Labs: CBC, CHEM 7, AMYLASE/LIPASE, LFTs - WNL.

No MeSH data available.


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Modzelewski LNM - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: National Naval Medical Center Bethesda

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Aortic Dissection

History: 76 year old gentleman with abdominal pain scheduled for a CT of the abdomen and pelvis to delineate cause.

Findings: - Infrarenal abdominal aorta (normal size) with a contrast-filled false lumen and displacement of intimal calcifications, between true and false lumens.

Ddx: - Aortic wall hematoma - Penetrating aortic ulcer - Chronic dissection

Exam: PE: BP 160/93. Other vitals unremarkable. Labs: CBC, CHEM 7, AMYLASE/LIPASE, LFTs - WNL.

No MeSH data available.