Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Sajoscha A. Sorrentino


Patient was scheduled for angiography and PTA of the left leg.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: notice the calcified wall of the aorta and left iliac artery, suggesting even bigger aneurysms.


80 mm abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case Discussion

The patient was unaware of the aortic pathology. On angiography and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of the left leg a giant AAA was found. The patient was transferred to surgery.

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