Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Achoki Daniel


Pulsatile abdominal mass on palpation.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Female

The distal abdominal aorta is dilated measuring 9 cm in diameter with areas of mural calcification seen. Post contrast images delineate a large mural thrombus within the aneurysm.

Case Discussion

The cause of the pulsatile mass was a 9 cm abdominal aortic aneurysm with a large mural thrombus.

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Case information

rID: 53339
Published: 13th May 2017
Last edited: 6th Jan 2020
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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