Emergency Radiology

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 113–115 | Cite as

Core curriculum illustration: acute traumatic aortic injury

  • Manuel TrevinoEmail author
  • Shaked Laks
  • Noemi Brunner
Case Report


This is the 34th installment of a series that will highlight one case per publication issue from the bank of cases available online as part of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) educational resources. Our goal is to generate more interest in and use of our online materials. To view more cases online, please visit the ASER Core Curriculum and Recommendations for Study online at


Acute aortic injury Computed tomography (CT) Angiography radiograph 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTexas Tech University Health Science Center at El PasoEl PasoUSA

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