Aorto duodenal fistula
Abdominal pain with rising inflammatory markers and edema right lower limb.
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Infrarenal aorta is included in the horizontal part of the duodenum without signs of bleeding.
Air in the aortic wall with thrombosis in the right internal iliac artery.
Aorto-enteric fistulas can be:
- Primary: by rupture aorta through aorto-enteric fistula into a closely adherent portion of gastrointestinal tract with bleeding.
- Secondary: to complication of vascular prostheses or intestinal diseases.
The most frequent location of aorto-enteric fistula is the third duodenal segment (D3).
Courtesy: Dott.ssa Sara Zanzani