Patient with history of hypertension presents periumbilical abdominal pain radiating to the back. Minimal abdominal tenderness, no rebound or guarding, though a pulsatile mass is felt.
The following ultrasound is obtained:
As the title suggests, the patient was diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm and vascular surgery was consulted.
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