Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Echo-13 : [Answer]


How do you interpret these images?
What do you think about this ultrasound of the abdominal aorta?

A) normal abdominal aorta
B) aortic aneurysm
C) aortic dissection
D) aortic atherosclerosis

Right answer is: C) aortic dissection

Here is the classic example of an aortic dissection. The video shows the presence of the intimal flap that divides the aorta into true and false lumina.

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