Aortocaval fistula in AAA aneurysm rupture

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AAA rupture with aortocaval fistula (fistula is marked by the red arrow).

  • Is a rare complication from AAA rupture
  • Can present with abdominal pain, ARF or hematuria.
  • Need urgent surgical exploration. Operative mortality of spontaneous aorto-caval fistula is about 20 to 55%

Reference: radiopaedia.org

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