Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Van


12 hour history of persisting central back pain followed by collapse.

Patient Data

Age: 89
Gender: Male

Large infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm measuring 100 x 85mm in axial diameter with a large retroperitoneal hematoma predominantly in the left anterior and posterior pararenal and perinephric spaces. 

Case Discussion

Acute rupture of a large infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm resulting in a large left retroperitoneal hematoma.

Past CT imaging one year prior to this presentation showed the AAA measuring the same dimensions.



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Case information

rID: 51506
Published: 21st Feb 2017
Last edited: 23rd Mar 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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