Geoffrey Manda – Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
Keywords: abdominal aortic aneurysm
A 39-year-old woman presented to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi with a 3-week history of worsening peri-umbilical abdominal pain radiating to the lower back associated with anorexia, nausea and vomiting. There was no history of trauma, diarrhoea, obstipation, fevers, or urinary symptoms. She reported history of ‘spinal surgery’ performed 6 years prior due to a herniated intervertebral lumbar disk.
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