Abdominal pain in a man with an endovascular aortic prosthesis

David J Liesker*, Douwe J Mulder, Ben R Saleem

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Abstract

A 79-year-old man with an abdominal aorta aneurysm (AAA) with endovascular repair presented with abdominal pain and inflammation. Although the initial work-up was in favour of an idiopathic inflammatory AAA, FDG-PET imaging showed atypical irregular uptake. Per-operative assessment and culture of pus matter revealed infection by Listeria monocytogenes. Atypical findings on imaging of aortic wall inflammation should alarm the clinician of an infectious aetiology.

Translated title of the contributionAbdominal pain in a man with an endovascular aortic prosthesis
Original languageDutch
Article numberD5131
Number of pages2
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume165
Publication statusPublished - 6-Jan-2021

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