Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm causing obstructive jaundice

David A. Lieberman, Emmet B. Keeffe, Mohammadtaghi Rahatzad, Frederick S. Keller

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Abstract

Expanding abdominal aortic aneurysms have been reported to produce compression of several vital abdominal structures. A 67-year-old man who developed common bile duct obstruction with jaundice from a contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is presented. Diagnosis was made preoperatively with the aid of several modern radiographic techniques. This case illustrates an additional consideration in the differential diagnosis of extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction-expanding or ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-93
Number of pages6
JournalDigestive diseases and sciences
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Gastroenterology

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