Image of an extensive aneurysm in a young patient

Tatiana Chantal Castro-De la Torre, Leticia Rodríguez-Mariscal, Martha A. Hernández-González, Sergio Solorio
2016 Archivos de Cardiología de México  
The acute aortic syndrome refers to a spectrum of lifethreatening aortic emergencies. Acute aortic syndromes include non-traumatic entities as aortic dissection with an incidence of 80---90% of the cases, affecting 5---30 personyears, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer with a incidence of 2.8% and intramural hematoma with incidence of 5---25%. Nowadays there are several imaging modalities for diagnosis, such as echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging Figure 1 Axis suprasternal
more » ... , aortic arch and descending aorta is observed, with double-lumen image.
doi:10.1016/j.acmx.2016.02.002 pmid:27033750 fatcat:nxa6t53pgveojatyjbuumgcq3a