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No Symptoms for Over 70 Years! Incidentally Discovered Congenital Dysplasia of Infrarenal Aorta

  • Kai Zheng
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    Department of Vascular Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
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  • Hualiang Ren
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    Corresponding author. Department of Vascular Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 8 Gongti South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020, China.
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    Department of Vascular Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
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Published:August 17, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.08.016
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      A 75 year old female with a past history of pulmonary embolism was admitted with dyspnoea. Computed tomography angiography unexpectedly revealed a significantly narrowed and completely occluded abdominal aorta at the infrarenal level. She did not have any intestinal or lower limb problems, but she had had resistant hypertension for 40 years. Bilateral femoral, popliteal, and pedal pulses were palpable. The superior mesenteric artery (violet arrow), the arc of Riolan (white arrows), and the inferior mesenteric artery (red arrow) were dilated, providing adequate blood flow to the abdomen, pelvis, and lower limbs.
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