Delayed traumatic aortic cusp detachment mimicking aortic dissection.

  title={Delayed traumatic aortic cusp detachment mimicking aortic dissection.},
  author={Marco Luciano Sacha Matteucci and Giuseppe Rescigno and Gianluca Altamura and Marcello Manfrin and Alessandro D'alfonso and Gianpiero Piccoli and Gianfranco Iacobone},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={82 3},
We report a case of delayed detachment of the right coronary cusp, occurring 12 days after a motorcycle crash. Echocardiographic findings mimicked a type I De Bakey aortic dissection. A brief discussion of cause, evolution, diagnosis, and treatment is included. 

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