Intramural hematoma with intramural blood pool associated with vertebral compression fracture

      Abstract

      Although intramural blood pools due to intercostal arteries in intramural hematoma have been reported as a traumatic aortic injury, the precise mechanism is unclear. We present the case of an elderly patient who presented with an intramural blood pool due to an intercostal artery prolapse in an intramural hematoma associated with a compression fracture of the thoracic vertebra after a fall.
      <Learning objective: It is possible to treat intramural blood pool due to intercostal artery prolapse in an intramural hematoma associated with thoracic vertebral compression and intramural blood pool in an intramural hematoma as a traumatic aortic injury with medications.>

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