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unfolded aorta
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An unfolded aorta is a radiological finding which is commonly seen in older people.

The chest radiograph shows slight lengthening of the thoracic aorta resulting in some tortuosity.

It is not significant, but should not be confused with other sinister causes of mediastinal widening.

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