A Patient with Chest Pain: Abdominal Aortic Dissection
Date: 21 September 2019
A 56-year-old male patient presented with chest pain. His vital signs were normal except for 170/100mmHg blood pressure. There was no difference in terms of blood pressure between the extremities. Physical examination was normal. POCUS revealed abdominal aortic dissection. The final diagnosis was DeBakey-I, which was proven by CT Angiography. The patient was operated on by cardiovascular surgery and admitted to ICU.
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