Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions

Presentation

Three days RIF and back pain ?appendicitis.

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 epicenter of the hematoma is the likely point of rupture.

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

Conclusion:

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 31146
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.