Medline ® Abstract for Reference 19
of 'Open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm'
Tender inflammatory infrarenal aortic aneurysm simulating acute rupture.
Pang YC, Chan YC, Ting AC, Cheng SW
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2010;18(2):180.
Even with multislice computed tomography, it may be difficult to differentiate contained ruptured or leaking atherosclerotic aneurysm from a tender inflammatory aneurysm. The decision for early intervention is based on clinical judgment. We describe successful open graft repair of a tender inflammatory infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm simulating acute rupture in a 63-year-old man.
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