Chest pain and dilated aortic root

Body Region: Chest
Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis

1. Patient presentation

  • A 23-year-old patient presented with chest pain. At echocardiography, the aortic root was
    dilated. An aortic root dissection was suspected.

  • Contrast-enhanced cardiac CT was performed to look for a possible aortic dissection

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