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The authors present the case of a patient who presented with acute coronary syndrome requiring percutaneous coronary intervention. He was incidentally diagnosed with a large abdominal abdominal aortic aneurysm which developed acute inflammatory features with rapid sac expansion and imminent rupture. This short report aims to highlight several dilemma that confronted us during the management of this patient.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bcr.03.2011.3995

Type

Journal article

Journal

BMJ Case Rep

Publication Date

20/07/2011

Volume

2011

Keywords

Acute Coronary Syndrome, Aged, Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal, Humans, Incidental Findings, Male