Ascending aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Double contour of the right heart border due to enlargement of the ascending aorta.

Case Discussion

The patient was known to have a large ascending aortic aneurysm. CTA at a tertiary cardiothoracic center revealed the aneurysm had enlarged over the preceding year and the patient underwent surgery semi-electively.

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Case information

rID: 71481
Published: 8th Oct 2019
Last edited: 8th Oct 2019
System: Vascular, Chest
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