Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
Acute back pain and hypovolaemic shock. Hypotensive in A&E. Ruptured AAA?
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Large infrarenal AAA, with a large volume of active contrast extravasation into the left retroperitoneum with a huge retroperitoneal haematoma. The haematoma displaces the left kidney anteriorly.
Dissection flap in the distal aorta extending to the bifurcation.
Left sided pleural effusion.
Typically contrast images are not necessary in the case of an acute abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture.
This was acquired and shows a very dramatic rupture with a huge amount of active contrast extravasation in keeping with acute haemorrhage.