Saccular aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Hypertensive patient with aortic aneurysm on abdominal ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 72
CT

CTA Abdominal aorta and iliac arteries (selected images)

There is an infrarenal anterior saccular aortic aneurysm. 

Case Discussion

Saccular aneurysm is a focal dilation of the vessel wall that is attached to a stalk which communicates with the vessel lumen.

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Case information

rID: 19220
Case created: 17th Aug 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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