Distal and proximal dissection of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

A case of abdominal aortic aneurysm in which dissection developed in retrograde fashion into the thoracic aorta is reported. The aortogram showed findings similar to DeBakey Type-IIIb dissection. No intimal tear was seen in the thoracic aorta; however, the origin of the intimal tear was found in the abdominal aorta. Renal hypertension also developed due to… (More)