Ruptured stent-grafted abdominal aorta due to type III endoleak

Case contributed by Chris O'Donnell


Left sided abdominal pain and palpable left iliac fossa mass

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

Non-contrast scan as patient in renal failure


Disruption in the stent graft on the left with resultant endoleak (type 3) causing the aneurysm sac to continue expanding.  Aneurysm has now ruptured causing blood to leak into the left side of the retroperitoneum (arrow).

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