Pictorial Review

Pictorial essay: Computed tomography findings in acute aortic syndromes

Navdeep Singh, Pankaj Goel, Yadwinder Singh
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 22, No 1 | a1309 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v22i1.1309 | © 2018 Navdeep Singh | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 January 2018 | Published: 23 May 2018

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Navdeep Singh, Department of Radiology, Ivy Hospital, Amritsar, India
Pankaj Goel, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ivy Hospital, Amritsar, India
Yadwinder Singh, Department of Cardiology, Ivy Hospital, Amritsar, India

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Acute aortic emergencies are life-threatening conditions that may require urgent surgical or interventional management. Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis and planning of the management, and timely intervention helps in reducing mortality and morbidity.


Aortic dissection; Intramural haematoma; Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer


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