aortic dissection

A rare congenital abnormality mimicking the appearance of a type A aortic dissection

May 17, 2024

Abstract Type A aortic dissection is a tear in the wall of the ascending aorta and/or arch between the tunica intima and tunica media layers. This is a surgical emergency and requires immediate surgical repair. Aortic CT angiography is essential for classification, assessing extent of the disease and planning the management. An intimal flap on…

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