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Case Report: A case study of abdominal aortic aneurysm in a bladder cancer patient
Marzieh Haghbeen , Navid Kalani , Elham Rafie , Narges Rahmanian *
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Introduction: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a local dilation of the abdominal aorta that increases the risk of rupture up to 50% of normal diameter. AAA is the leading cause of death and is the 13th leading cause of death in the United States. Aging, male gender and smoking are the most important causes of AAA. At present, there is no drug treatment to prevent the development of AAA and mortality after rupture remains high.
Case Report: The patient was a 74-year-old man with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, lumbar disc, lower extremity paralysis, chronic heart disease and bladder cancer. He underwent 2 operations due to cancer with abdominal pain and a history of fainting in the previous hour at home. Is.
Conclusion: In elderly patients with abdominal pain with or without underlying disease, according to the symptoms and clinical examinations, the patient can be examined for abdominal aortic aneurysm and thus there will be more time to treat the patient.
Keywords: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), Cancer, Elderly patients
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Received: 2021/04/11 | Revised: 2021/05/15 | Accepted: 2021/05/5
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haghbeen M, kalani N, rafie E, Rahmanian N. Case Report: A case study of abdominal aortic aneurysm in a bladder cancer patient. jmj. 2020; 18 (4) :44-49
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