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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


An elderly gentleman presented with abdominal pain and a pulsatile abdominal mass.

Patient Data:

Age: Elderly
Gender: Male
Race: Other
Modality: CT

CT demonstrates an aortic aneurysm, the high attenuation peripherally (axial slices) suggests recent haemorrhage and is a feature of impending rupture.

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