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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.