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Abdominal Aneurysms
Ethan A. Smith, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Definitions

          • Dilation of abdominal aorta &/or its major branches
            • True aneurysm: All layers of arterial wall expanded
            • Pseudoaneurysm: Adventitia contains focal rupture

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • CT Findings

            • MR Findings

              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                Selected References

                                1. Hegde SV et al: Determining the normal aorta size in children. Radiology. 274(3):859-65, 2015
                                2. Farmakis SG et al: Extracardiac applications of MR blood pool contrast agent in children. Pediatr Radiol. 44(12):1598-609; quiz 1595-7, 2014
                                3. Sadaghianloo N et al: Blunt abdominal aortic trauma in paediatric patients. Injury. 45(1):183-91, 2014
                                4. Ye C et al: Abdominal aorta aneurysms in children: single-center experience of six patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 93(1):201-5, 2012
                                5. Cakar N et al: Takayasu arteritis in children. J Rheumatol. 35(5):913-9, 2008
                                6. Callicutt CS et al: Idiopathic renal artery and infrarenal aortic aneurysms in a 6-year-old child: case report and literature review. J Vasc Surg. 41(5):893-6, 2005
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Terminology

                                  • Imaging

                                    • Clinical Issues

                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                      • Definitions

                                        • Dilation of abdominal aorta &/or its major branches
                                          • True aneurysm: All layers of arterial wall expanded
                                          • Pseudoaneurysm: Adventitia contains focal rupture

                                      IMAGING

                                      • General Features

                                        • CT Findings

                                          • MR Findings

                                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                              • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                      • Presentation

                                                        • Demographics

                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                            • Treatment

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Hegde SV et al: Determining the normal aorta size in children. Radiology. 274(3):859-65, 2015
                                                              2. Farmakis SG et al: Extracardiac applications of MR blood pool contrast agent in children. Pediatr Radiol. 44(12):1598-609; quiz 1595-7, 2014
                                                              3. Sadaghianloo N et al: Blunt abdominal aortic trauma in paediatric patients. Injury. 45(1):183-91, 2014
                                                              4. Ye C et al: Abdominal aorta aneurysms in children: single-center experience of six patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 93(1):201-5, 2012
                                                              5. Cakar N et al: Takayasu arteritis in children. J Rheumatol. 35(5):913-9, 2008
                                                              6. Callicutt CS et al: Idiopathic renal artery and infrarenal aortic aneurysms in a 6-year-old child: case report and literature review. J Vasc Surg. 41(5):893-6, 2005