Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Ayaz Hidayatov


The patient presented with acute back pain and hypotension

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

CT reveals a giant infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, measuring 11x10x10 cm. The aneurysm has a partially thrombosed lumen and maximum thrombus thickening measuring 5 cm. There is right-sided perianeurysmal retroperitoneal hematoma due to aneurysm rupture.

No active contrast extravasation. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates typical findings of the abdominal aortic aneurysm complication with rupture and retroperitoneal hematoma.  

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Case information

rID: 73527
Published: 14th Jan 2020
Last edited: 14th Jan 2020
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Medistyle hospital

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