Abdominal aortic aneurysm: extremely large, ruptured

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Abdominal pain after falling. No known history of AAA.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

This case shows an enormous abdominal aortic aneurysm, previously unknown to the patient. The aneurysm had ruptured but was still somewhat contained as the patient was alive at the time of the CT scan and he survived the operation.

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Case information

rID: 19882
Published: 20th Oct 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2019
System: Vascular
Tag: aaa, rupture
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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