From the case: Isolated periaortitis


CT Abdomen and pelvis

In the arterial p...
Axial C+ arterial phase
In the arterial phase a thick hypodense rim is found around the wall of the abdominal aorta. The atherosclerotic calcifications can be seen on the inner side of the rim. Around the aorta several small lymph nodes are noted. The surrounding retroperitoneal fat is slightly infiltrated.
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Chronic periaortitis (also called inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm) is an inflammatory condition which typically involves the infrarenal por...”

Used in the following article:

  • Chronic periaortitis - “ Chronic periaortitis is an inflammatory condition which typically involves the infrarenal portion of the abdominal aorta. It is a rare disease usu...”
  • Isolated periaortitis - “ Isolated periaortitis is a non-aneurysmal form of chronic periaortitis. Clinical features pain fever fatigue weight loss anaemia mesenteric...”

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