Chronic Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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  •   Sohaib Bin Nawaz

Abstract


Chronic rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is a rare presentation although AAA and its frank rupture is well known phenomenon. Chronic rupture of AAA can be misdiagnosed due to non-specific presentation and absence of haemorrhagic shock. This case report discusses the presentation scenarios as well radiologic findings which may help diagnose a Chronic Ruptured AAA (CR-AAA) and will be helpful in prompt recognition and early management of the situation.



Keywords: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, chronic contained rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm, chronic ruptured AAA

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Nawaz, S. B. (2022). Chronic Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 4(1), 11–12. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2022.4.1.1161