A SCOTTISH SHOWER: A CASE OF PHLEGMASIACERULEA DUE TO AN AORTOCAVAL FISTULA CAUSED BY AN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM
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Keywords

abdominal aortic aneurysm
aortocaval fistula
phlegmasiacerulea

How to Cite

CAZES, N. ., Demaison , X., Bouzad , C., Viant , E., & Puidupin , A. (2021). A SCOTTISH SHOWER: A CASE OF PHLEGMASIACERULEA DUE TO AN AORTOCAVAL FISTULA CAUSED BY AN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM. Mediterranean Journal of Emergency Medicine, (26), 22-24. Retrieved from http://ojs.mjemonline.com/index.php/mjem/article/view/75

Abstract

The abdominal aortic aneurysm is a rare but life-threatening condition. The most-at-risk population is men aged over 50 years, smokers. This pathology is undetectable until the complications become symptomatic but is often diagnosed too late that’s why its mortality rate is very important, especially when symptoms areatypical or complications are unusual. We report a rare case of phlegmasiacerulea due to an aortocaval fistula caused by an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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