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Aortic aneurysm in a young Nigerian man.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17767217     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 22year old man with aortic aneurysm is presented. The diagnosis was incidental on abdominal ultrasound, as the pathology was not suspected. This case is presented because of the rarity of this pathology in this age group and race. The significance of ultrasound scan in the diagnosis of aortic aneurysm is emphasised. The various modalities of investigation and diagnostic difficulties in developing countries are highlighted.
Authors:
R A Akinola; P O Soeze
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1117-1936     ISO Abbreviation:  Niger Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-03     Completed Date:  2007-12-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9613595     Medline TA:  Niger Postgrad Med J     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiology Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications,  ultrasonography*
Aortic Rupture / complications,  ultrasonography*
Chest Pain / etiology*
Humans
Incidental Findings
Male
Nigeria
Organizational Case Studies
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex

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