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Aortic dissection in parasternal long axis TTE

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Aortic dissection in parasternal long axis TTE
Posted By: afsaneh (1318 days ago)

very nice

Posted By: Shaun_Davis (1790 days ago)

this can be easy confused as a line artifact. nice cases.

Posted By: falcomed (1974 days ago)

yes this is the descending aorta

Posted By: magehana47 (1977 days ago)

very nice clips

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Frequently, the descending aorta can be seen just behind the left atrium in the parasternal long axis view on TTE. In this case, a subtle finding is a serious one that must be detected. The linear echodensity across the aorta is an acute dissection of the aorta.

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