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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

DDx

  • Perforated viscus, eg, peptic ulcer, appendix, gallbladder, diverticulitis
  • Pancreatitis or pancreatic pseudocyst
  • Urinary calculi
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Gastritis
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Sudden death due to other causes, eg, ventricular fibrillation, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114115/all/Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm.
Zeiger RF. Abdominal aortic aneurysm. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114115/all/Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Abdominal aortic aneurysm. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114115/all/Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm
Zeiger RF. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114115/all/Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm.
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