Ruptured stent-grafted abdominal aorta due to type III endoleak

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Left sided abdominal pain and palpable left iliac fossa mass

Patient Data

Age: 85
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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Case information

rID: 18184
Published: 18th Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Aug 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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