The great imitator: IgG4 periaortitis masquerading as an acute aortic syndrome on computed tomographic angiography

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Moore, Drew W.; Hansen, Neil J.; DiMaio, Dominick J.; Harrison, William L.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Radiology Case Reports,volume 11,issue 4,pages287-291 (issn: 1930-0433, eissn: 1930-0433)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2016.08.006, pmc: PMC5128361
  • Subject: CT angiography | Intramural hematoma | Aortitis | Case Report | IgG4 | Periaortitis | Acute aortic syndrome
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system

We present the case of a 52-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department with chest and neck pain. Initial cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging shows an abnormal flow void in the left vertebral artery, which prompted a computed tomographic angiogram. Th... View more
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