Contained aortoiliac aneurysm rupture

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


65 year old gentleman with known left aortoiliac aneurysm, who underwent CT monitoring.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Fig. 1

Four contiguous MSCT slices through the aortic bifurcation showing a contour defect of the anterior vessel wall and a contained hematoma (spurious aneurysm).

Case Discussion

MSCT showed a contained hematoma around the aortic bifurcation, that hadn't been there on previous examinations.
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Case information

rID: 13711
Published: 8th May 2011
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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