Aneurysm of the abdominal aorta in an eighteen-month-old child.

@article{Defraigne1988AneurysmOT,
  title={Aneurysm of the abdominal aorta in an eighteen-month-old child.},
  author={J O Defraigne and J P Paquot and Etienne Creemers and Raymond R Limet},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={193-5}
}
We report the case of an infected aneurysm of the abdominal aorta in a 18 month-old child, discovered by routine palpation of the abdomen during hospitalization for pneumonia. Ultrasonography and arteriography showed a 6 cm aneurysm of the abdominal aorta beginning distal to the renal arteries which occluded the right common iliac artery. The aneurysm was… CONTINUE READING