Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Boris Schulz

Presentation

Low back pain. No history of surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Incidental finding of a heavily calcified infrarenal aortic aneurysm on the plain x-ray images that were undertaken for back pain. No lumbar fracture or listhesis can be seen.

ct

This image of a contrast enhanced CT shows the infrarenal calcified aortic aneurysm. A wall-adherent thrombus can be seen.

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