Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

65 Y/O female with abdominal pulsatile mass

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
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
Case created: 14th Dec 2012
Last edited: 29th Feb 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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