Renal aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms.

  title={Renal aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms.},
  author={Marco Antonio Cura and Fadi Elmerhi and Alejandro Bugnogne and Ra{\'u}l Palacios and Rajeev Suri and Timothy Dalsaso},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  volume={35 1},
Pseudoaneurysms and aneurysms are abnormal dilatations of the vessel lumen. Pseudoaneurysm is a perfused hematoma contained by the adventitia and perivascular tissues that is in communication with the lumen of an adjacent artery or vein. Aneurysm is a dilatation of the vessel lumen involving all three layers of the blood vessel wall. Renal artery aneurysms (RAA) are uncommon but the widespread use of cross-sectional imaging and incidental detection of RAA may result in an increasing number of… CONTINUE READING
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