We present images of a chest CT scan of an 89-year-old man, showing an area of localised dissection in the convexity of the aortic arch. The ascending and descending aorta were not involved in the disease. The patient suffered a stroke, with severe neurological impairment. Differential diagnosis was undertaken.

Localised dissection in the convexity of the aortic arch.

LENTINI, SALVATORE;PASSARI, gabriele;DAVID, Antonio;GAETA, Roberto
2009

Abstract

We present images of a chest CT scan of an 89-year-old man, showing an area of localised dissection in the convexity of the aortic arch. The ascending and descending aorta were not involved in the disease. The patient suffered a stroke, with severe neurological impairment. Differential diagnosis was undertaken.
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