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Aneurysm, Pulmonary Artery
Jud W. Gurney, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • IMAGING FINDINGS

    • DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

      • PATHOLOGY

        • CLINICAL ISSUES

          • DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations and Synonyms

              • Pulmonary artery dissection
            • Definitions

              • True aneurysm: Wall composed of all layers of the artery wall
              • False aneurysm: Perforation of wall, aneurysm wall composed of surrounding adventitia
              • Dissecting aneurysm: Intimal disruption with extension into media of arterial wall

            IMAGING FINDINGS

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Khattar RS et al: Pulmonary artery dissection: an emerging cardiovascular complication in surviving patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension. Heart. 91(2):142-5, 2005
                                            2. Abreu AR et al: Pulmonary artery rupture induced by a pulmonary artery catheter: a case report and review of the literature. J Intensive Care Med. 19(5):291-6, 2004
                                            3. Erkan D et al: Is Hughes-Stovin syndrome Behcet's disease? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 22(4 Suppl 34):S64-8, 2004
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • IMAGING FINDINGS

                                              • DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                • PATHOLOGY

                                                  • CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                    • DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Abbreviations and Synonyms

                                                        • Pulmonary artery dissection
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • True aneurysm: Wall composed of all layers of the artery wall
                                                        • False aneurysm: Perforation of wall, aneurysm wall composed of surrounding adventitia
                                                        • Dissecting aneurysm: Intimal disruption with extension into media of arterial wall

                                                      IMAGING FINDINGS

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Radiographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              • Angiographic Findings

                                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Khattar RS et al: Pulmonary artery dissection: an emerging cardiovascular complication in surviving patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension. Heart. 91(2):142-5, 2005
                                                                                      2. Abreu AR et al: Pulmonary artery rupture induced by a pulmonary artery catheter: a case report and review of the literature. J Intensive Care Med. 19(5):291-6, 2004
                                                                                      3. Erkan D et al: Is Hughes-Stovin syndrome Behcet's disease? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 22(4 Suppl 34):S64-8, 2004