Massive ascending aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Chest pain post fall

Patient Data

Age: 85-90 years
Gender: Female

Peripherally calcified massive ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm. This is bigger when compared to the previous CXR from 7 years earlier.

Case Discussion

The patient had a known Hx of aneurysm but was not surgically treated due to metastatic malignancy.

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Case information

rID: 53601
Published: 26th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular, Chest
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