Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

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65 Y/O female with abdominal pulsatile mass

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
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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Case Information:

rID: 20827
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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