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Acute thrombosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm presenting as cauda equina syndrome.
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PMID:  23063443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Acute aortic occlusion is an uncommon vascular emergency that can present with predominantly neurologic symptoms owing to spinal cord ischemia. We describe a 62-year-old woman who experienced acute thrombosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm that initially presented as cauda equina syndrome. She was treated operatively with an axillary bifemoral bypass. Our case report is followed by a discussion of acute aortic occlusion.
Sydney S N Wong; Graham Roche-Nagle; George Oreopoulos
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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