Bone Deformities as a Complication of Giant Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm


Aslan A. , Kartal Y., Ayaz E., Aslan M., Bulut S. S. D. , AĞIRBAŞLI M. A. , ...Daha Fazla

VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.51, ss.312-315, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 51 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1538574417702776
  • Dergi Adı: VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.312-315

Özet

The contained rupture of thoracic aortic aneurysm and related bone deformities is a rare condition. The diagnosis is critical due to potential and fatal complications. Radiologic evaluation is required to show the location, extension, and complications. Herein we present the X-ray radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance images of a giant dissected and contained rupture of the thoracic aortic aneurysm. The aneurysm destructed the adjacent vertebrae and rib, resulting in compression of dural sac and spinal cord, and obliteration of the neural foramina. Our case demonstrates a gigantic expansion of an aneurysm (14 cm) with chronic skeletal complications.