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Unknown Full DICOM Radiology Case 7

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1. Type A aortic dissection arising at the aortic root, and extending to the level of the common iliac arteries bilaterally.
2. Main coronary arteries and the great vessels arise from the true lumen. The dissection flap extends into the celiac artery and superior mesentery artery, however portions of these vessels are patent. Single bilateral renal arteries arise from the true lumen. The IMA arises from the false lumen.
3. No specific imaging features to suggest end-organ damage/ischemia.

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Dr. Amar Udare, MD, DNB

Dr Amar UdareDr. Amar Udare is a board-certified radiologist. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary. He has a passion for teaching (#FOAMrad and #FOAMed) and has been a semi-finalist for the 2018 and 2020 Aunt-Minnie Most effective Radiology Educator Awards. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications which can be accessed on PubMed and Google Scholar.

1 thought on “Unknown Full DICOM Radiology Case 7”

  1. roshan

    aortic dissection – de bakely classifiaction , type 1.

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