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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 147-149
"Aortic dissection-contrast enhanced 3D MR angiography - a case report"


Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, G.B. Pant Super Specialty Hospital and MAM College, New Delhi-2, India

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A 32-year-old male presented with a sudden onset of pain in chest, which was tearing in nature. Chest x-ray showed an evidence of cardiomegaly and dilation of descending Aorta. On echocardiography, there was evidence of dissection of Aorta In its root extending into ascending part and arch of aorta: ECG did not show any evidence of Ischaemia. Contrast MR angiography revealed dissection starting from the aortic root till the origin of renal arteries. Patient was put on conservative treatment.


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