Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Pulsatile abdominal mass.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

The infrarenal aorta is dilated and elongated - aneurysmal. There is a lumen filled with contrast and mural thrombus. No free fluid or intra-abdominal collection is observed.

Note of an incidental hiatus hernia and prostatomegaly. 

Case Discussion

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are most commonly from atherosclerotic disease.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 29248
Published: 12th May 2014
Last edited: 20th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.