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Incidence: The annual incidence of primary aortoenteric fistulas is estimated to be about 0.007 per million while secondary aortoenteric fistulas is about 0.6-2%
  
 
==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==

Revision as of 20:27, 25 March 2015

Background

Incidence: The annual incidence of primary aortoenteric fistulas is estimated to be about 0.007 per million while secondary aortoenteric fistulas is about 0.6-2%

Clinical Features

  • Classic triad of abdominal pain, GI bleeding and pulsatile abdominal mass only present in 23% of patients
  • Low grade fever,
  • abd pain,
  • Back pain,
  • h/o AAA graft
  • BRBPR

Differential Diagnosis

Lower gastrointestinal bleeding

Workup

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

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