Image of the Week: Eroded aortic graft - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Eroded aortic graft

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This is an endoscopic image of a prosthetic aortic graft that has eroded into the duodenum.

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Cases like this eroded prosthetic aortic graft are uncommon and have a mortality rate of nearly 100% when untreated. While the most common presenting symptom is hematemesis, this case was discovered before it reached that stage.To see more cases like this, visit...

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Cases like this eroded prosthetic aortic graft are uncommon and have a mortality rate of nearly 100% when untreated. 

While the most common presenting symptom is hematemesis, this case was discovered before it reached that stage.


To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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