Chest radiography in acute aortic syndrome: pearls and pitfalls

Abstract

Acute aortic syndrome is a group of life-threatening diseases of the thoracic aorta that usually present to the emergency department. It includes aortic dissection, aortic intramural hematoma, and penetrating aortic ulcer. Rare aortic pathologies of aorto-esophageal fistula and mycotic aneurysm may also be included in this list. All these conditions require… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10140-016-1415-0

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