Case Report

Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Pseudoaneurysm in a Case with Abdominal Aortic Atheromatous Plaque after Blunt Trauma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


  • Cevdet Ugur KOCOGULLARI
  • Mustafa EMMILER
  • Hayrettin SAĞLAM
  • Yucel YAVUZ
  • Yusuf YURUMEZ

Received Date: 16.09.2008 Accepted Date: 27.09.2008 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2009;8(3):56-59

Pseudoaneurysm of the abdominal aorta as a result of blunt trauma is uncommon, due in part to its protected position in the retroperitoneum. This report describes the case of a 58-year-old man with atheromatous aortic plaques with isolated infrarenal abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed 5 weeks after blunt trauma.

Keywords: Pseudoaneurysm, Blunt trauma, Infrarenal Abdominal Aorta