Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Pulsatile abdominal mass.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

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.

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