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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 401–404 | Cite as

A complicated case of aortoduodenal fistula

  • Everett M. Lautin
  • Arnold C. Friedman
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Abstract

Aortoduodenal fistula may occur primarily as a complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm or secondarily after reconstructive surgery of the abdominal aorta. The clinical presentation may be occult, with the classic triad of mass, pain, and bleeding inapparent or overshadowed by signs of infection. A high index of clinical suspicion combined with radiographic and endoscopic examinations will establish the diagnosis.

Key words

Aortoduodenal fistula Aortic aneurysm Aortoenteric fistula Aortic-paraprosthetic fistula 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Everett M. Lautin
    • 1
  • Arnold C. Friedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAlbert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Hospital and Medical CenterBronxUSA

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