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

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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Case information

rID: 10122
Case created: 1st Jul 2010
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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