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Case 9924

Primary aortoduodenal fistula

Author(s)
Stolz A, Scheffler M

Hôpital Universitaire de Genève,
Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4,
CH-1205 Geneva;
Email:Alexandre.Stolz@hcuge.ch
 
Patient
male, 79 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Coronal reconstruction

    Coronal reconstruction showing fusiform aneurysm of the abdominal aorta with parietal thrombus and calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT

    Obliteration of the fat stripe that normally separates the abdominal aorta from the duodenum (yellow arrow). Intraaortic air bubbles are seen (red arrowhead). Note also the retroperitoneal haematoma along the left...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT showing gas bubbles (red arrowhead) in the aneurysmal thrombus (yellow arrowhead). Note perfused aortic lumen (yellow arrow) and calcifications (red arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
Coronal reconstruction showing fusiform aneurysm of the abdominal aorta with parietal thrombus and calcifications.
 
Obliteration of the fat stripe that normally separates the abdominal aorta from the duodenum (yellow arrow). Intraaortic air bubbles are seen (red arrowhead). Note also the retroperitoneal haematoma along the left psoas muscle (yellow arrowhead).
 
Axial contrast-enhanced CT showing gas bubbles (red arrowhead) in the aneurysmal thrombus (yellow arrowhead). Note perfused aortic lumen (yellow arrow) and calcifications (red arrow).
 
 
 
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