Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


65 Y/O female with abdominal pulsatile mass

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Abdominal aortic aneurysm with mural thrombosis. No hemorrhage. 
Cardiomegaly and multiple renal cysts also noted. 

Case Discussion

Most abdominal aortic aneurysms are asymptomatic unless they leak or rupture. Unruptured aneurysms may uncommonly cause abdominal or back pain, or a pulsatile mass, if large. 

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Case information

rID: 20827
Published: 14th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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