A Journal of the University of Malta Medical School

Volume 29, Issue 1    (go to table of contents)

Case Report

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm with a horseshoe kidney: an uncommon but potentially troublesome coexistence

Nebojsa Petrovic, Stephen Micallef Eynaud, Sinisa Pejkic

Malta Medical Journal, 2017: 1; 29

We report a case of an elderly patient with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) associated with a horseshoe kidney (HSK) treated by an emergency open repair and discuss the anatomical features and surgical challenges attendant to this rare combined pathology.

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