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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 210–211 | Cite as

Aneurysm of the common iliac artery revealed by proctoscopic examination (case report)

  • Guy L. Kratzer
  • Robert H. Dilcher
Article

Summary

A case of dissecting aneurysm involving the right common iliac artery is presented. It represents a comparatively rare lesion, and in this instance, the presumptive diagnosis was made by proctosigmoidoscopic examination. The lesion was far advanced when discovered and had already produced urinary obstruction with a fatal termination. Autopsy verified the diagnosis.

Keywords

Iliac Artery Common Iliac Artery Urinary Tract Obstruction Urinary Obstruction Common Iliac Vein 
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Copyright information

© Springer 1950

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy L. Kratzer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert H. Dilcher
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Allentown
  2. 2.Allentown General HospitalUSA

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