Consumption coagulopathy with clinical symptoms reveals aortic arterial aneurysms in less than 5% of cases. The authors report a case of abdominal aortic aneurysm: surgical repair is able to remove the hemostasis abnormalities for a long time. Implications of the consumption coagulopathy are analyzed: diagnosis, preoperative correction of the coagulopathy, surgical technique.
Unusual presentation of abdominal aortic aneurysm / Solli, P.; Benincasa, A.; Azzarone, M.; Tecchio, T.; Berardi, G.; Spaggiari, L.; Formato, L.; Salcuni, P. F.. - In: MINERVA CHIRURGICA. - ISSN 0026-4733. - 52:10(1997), pp. 1231-1235.