How are most abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) detected?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Saum A Rahimi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Most AAAs are asymptomatic, and many are detected as an incidental finding on diagnostic imaging obtained for other reasons. There is a wide spectrum of clinical presentations, and AAA should be considered in the differential diagnosis for a number of symptoms.

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