A case of thrombus of the descending aorta successfully diagnosed on preoperative endoscopic ultrasonography


A 45-year-old woman presented with left lower abdominal pain. A plain CT scan showed a slightly high-density, cord-like structure extending from the level of the diaphragm of the descending aorta to the superior mesenteric artery. Transgastric endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) revealed a floating mass, smoothly attaching to the aortic intima and depicted as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10396-016-0716-y

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