Symptomatic 7-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm in an otherwise healthy 31-year-old woman.


Journal Article

Abdominal aortic aneurysms are rare in young women. We report the case of a 31-year-old woman who underwent open surgical repair of a symptomatic 7-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The patient had no identifiable AAA risk factors. Laboratory and pathological analyses demonstrated a nonspecific inflammatory component.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moos, JM; Rowell, S; Dawson, DL

Published Date

  • December 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 622 - 626

PubMed ID

  • 19640913

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19640913

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-9116

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1538574409335920


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States