Endoleak: type II

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Follow CT after EVAR

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male

Hyperdensity (contrast) is seen in the abdominal aortic aneurysmal sac.

Case Discussion

Endoleak type II

Type II leaks are the most common, accounting for 80% of cases. Retrograde flow though branch vessels continue to fill the aneurysm sac. The most common culprit vessels are lumbar arteries, inferior mesenteric artery or internal iliac artery. This type of leak has been reported in up to 25% of cases.  

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Case information

rID: 14902
Published: 3rd Sep 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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