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Submitted: 02 April 2018 Modified: 02 April 2018
HERDIN Record #: NCR-PHC-18040215031912

Abdominal aortic aneurysm with aortosigmoid fistula: a case report.

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Primary aortoenteric fistula is a rare disease with a fatal outcome unless it is diagnosed accurately and treated surgically. We present a 55 year old male with primary aortosigmoid fistula who presented with gastrointestinal haemorrhage and diagnosed by CT scan. Left axillobifemoral, femoro-femoral bypass and abdominal aortic aneurysm and sigmoid colon resection were performed. The patient is now 3 months after the operation with good graft potency and no sign of graft infection.

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