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Current Medical Imaging


ISSN (Print): 1573-4056
ISSN (Online): 1875-6603

3D CT Angiography of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Associated Ectopic Pelvic Kidney: A Case Report of Rare Concomitance

Author(s): Yanguang Shen, Zhonghua Sun, Lei Xu, Yu Li, Nan Zhang and Zhanming Fan

Volume 11, Issue 2, 2015

Page: [124 - 126] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/157340561102150624143252

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The abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) associated with congenital pelvic kidney is a rare clinical finding. We present a case of an infrarenal AAA with associated congenital left pelvic kidney followed up for 5 years, which was managed by regular surveillance. We describe this case to assist physicians and radiologists to recognize small aneurysms by computed tomography angiography (CTA) with low radiation dose and low iodine dose. To the best of our knowledge, this case is the first report by using CTA with the combination of low-concentration contrast medium, low radiation dose and iterative reconstruction.

Keywords: Abdommen, aortic aneurysm, computed tomography angiography, congenital anomaly, pelvic kidney.

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