A Stanford-A Acute Aortic Dissection

Weijian Xu, RT*; Fan Ning, RT*; Hui Yu, MD*; Xi Zhao, MD**; Ziyun Xiang, MD*
*Department of Radiology, Shenzhen Longgang People’s Hospital, Shenzhen, P. R. China
**Siemens Healthineers China

A 42-year-old male patient, with a history of uncontrolled diabetes, was admitted to the hospital due to a sudden onset of acute xiphodynia that had been radiating to the chest and back for the past ten hours. CT angiography (CTA) was requested for a comprehensive evaluation.