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Periumbilical pulsatile mass

    Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis, Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 76-year-old man was admitted with a periumbilical pulsatile mass, pain in the left flank and

    • No other alterations of laboratory tests were found.
    • Ultrasonography showed severe dilatation of the abdominal aorta and moderate hydronephrosis of
      the left kidney.

    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.