Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr David Puebla

Presentation

Pulsatile mass.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

CT shows a infrarenal aorta dilated and elongated aneurysmal appearance. There is a lumen filled with contrast and mural thrombus. No free fluid or intraabdominal collection is observed 

Case Discussion

The majority of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm are asymptomatic and are discovered by findings in routine examinations or a pulsatile mass in certain body positions.

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Case Information

rID: 22421
Case created: 31st Mar 2013
Last edited: 6th Dec 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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