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Abdominal Aortic Rupture Secondary To Lymphoma Recurrence.

07:00 EST 4th February 2019 | BioPortfolio

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Neoplasias affecting the aorta are usually due to a variety of thoracic and abdominal tumours, which are more common than primary tumours of the aortic wall. Those tumors that can invade the abdominal aorta are usually sarcomas, which are able to mimic, both clinically and radiologically, an aortic disease such as an aneurysm or a dissection. There are few clinical scenarios where surgical resection and aortic repair needs to be performed, and indications have not still been clearly established in the literature. We describe the case of a patient with a periaortic lymphoma who presented an aortic rupture and was successfully treated with an urgent endovascular repair.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
ISSN: 1615-5947
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