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Case 5.19 

Case 5.19
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Case 5.19
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0147
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date: 15 October 2019

67-year-old woman with a history of bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic aneurysm

Axial (Figure 5.19.1) and coronal (Figure 5.19.2) fat-suppressed SSFP images show midline orientation of the liver and the absence of a spleen. The IVC is also absent, with a prominent hemiazygos vein in the abdomen and azygos and hemiazygos veins in the lower chest. The aortic root and ascending aorta are dilated....

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