Tag Abdominal Aortic aneurysm
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Ultrasound Case 057

A 68 year old man is brought in by ambulance with severe lower back and lower limb pain and paralysis. Clinically he has lower limb ischaemia and you wonder about aortic dissection as the cause.
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Ultrasound Case 056

84 year old chap with ?renal colic deteriorates. On review you find his pain has worsened and he is pale, sweaty and hypotensive. Is this a vagal response to pain, a reaction to his analgesia or something else? You scan his aorta.
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Could it be renal colic?

Consider a 65 year-old male presenting with right-sided flank pain radiating to the groin. The following CT scan was taken to confirm a presumed diagnosis of renal colic: