Contained abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Abdominal pain and hypotension.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Massive infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm measuring up to 11.6 cm has ruptured anteriorly with a large volume of retroperitoneal hematoma. Heterogeneous density within the aneurysm sac reflecting hematoma. LIkely right lower pole renal infarct. Slit-like IVC.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent open repair and survived the initial post-operative recovery.

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Case information

rID: 51405
Published: 15th Feb 2017
Last edited: 28th Sep 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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