Emergency Radiology

, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 695–697 | Cite as

Core curriculum case illustration: blunt traumatic thoracic aortic pseudo aneurysm

  • Muhammad Mubashir RamzanEmail author
  • Shaimaa Abdelhassib Fadl
  • Jeffrey D. Robinson
Case Report


Core Curriculum Illustration: [blunt thoracic aortic pseudo aneurysm]. This is the [40th] 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:


Aorta Pseudo aneurysm  Multi detector computed tomography 


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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 Radiology, Harborview Medical CenterUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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