A 47-year-old female presented to her local hospital with sudden-onset sharp central chest pain, dyspnoea, and tachypnoea. Non-gated computed tomography (CT) chest demonstrated 62 mm aneurysmal ascending aorta with final report communicated to the requesting clinician concluding no dissection flap visualized. She was subsequently triaged as acute chest pain of unclear origin, before transfer to a tertiary centre for further investigation.
- Aortic dissection
- Computed tomography (CT)