[Volume increase of the left leg and dyspnea as clinical manifestation of ruptured abdominal aorta aneurysm: problems of diagnostic assessment].

Abstract

The case of a 74-year-old man who presented with abdominal pain, worsening dyspnea and swelling of the left lower limb is described. Careful history taking and clinical examination enabled diagnosis of the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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@article{Brancato1996VolumeIO, title={[Volume increase of the left leg and dyspnea as clinical manifestation of ruptured abdominal aorta aneurysm: problems of diagnostic assessment].}, author={Alba Brancato and Frederick J. Gabriele and Alessandro Alessi Innocenti and Stefano Del Pace}, journal={Annali italiani di medicina interna : organo ufficiale della Società italiana di medicina interna}, year={1996}, volume={11 2}, pages={138-9} }