Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

6.3 x 6.3 x 6.2 cm ruptured infrarenal (approximately 1.5 cm inferior to the renal artery) abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Disruption of the calcification posterolaterally on the right at the level of L3/4 with dissociated adjacent epicentre of the haematoma is the likely point of rupture.

Large amount of retroperitoneal haematoma extending from the right posterior pararenal space into the pelvis displacing the duodenum anteriorly.


Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

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Case information

rID: 31146
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 20th Sep 2015
System: Vascular
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