Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ The hyperdense crescent sign in aortic aneurysm is a sign of impending rupture. The aneurysm may or may not rupture in a short course following th...”

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  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture - “ Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) rupture is a feared complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm and is a surgical emergency. It is part of the acute...”
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm - “ Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are focal dilatations of the abdominal aorta measuring 50% greater than the proximal normal segment, or >3 cm in ...”

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