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September 2002

Image of the Month

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Vascular Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.



Arch Surg. 2002;137(9):1075. doi:

AN 80-YEAR OLD MAN had a pulsatile abdominal mass on physical examination. Findings on computed tomography of his abdomen showed a 5.2-cm infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (not shown). In addition to this finding, there was a calcified mass in the right upper quadrant of his abdomen (Figure 1).

What Is the Diagnosis?

A.Superior mesenteric artery aneurysm

B.Calcified lymph node

C.Hepatic artery aneurysm

D.Celiac artery aneurysm