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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation:

65 Y/O female with abdominal pulsatile mass

Patient Data:

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Race: Caucasian
Modality: CT

Abdominal aortic aneurysm with mural thrombosis. No hemorrhage. 
Cardiomegaly and multiple renal cysts also noted. 

Case Discussion:

Most abdominal aortic aneurysms are asymptomatic unless they leak or rupture. Unruptured aneurysms may uncommonly cause abdominal or back pain, or a pulsatile mass, if large. 

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