Malawi Medical Journal. Vol 31, No 4 (2019):256-258

Successful open surgical repair of an infrarenal, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in a young Malawian female: A case report
Geoffrey Manda

A 39-year-old woman presented to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi? with a 3-week history of worsening peri-umbilical abdominal pain radiating to the lower back associated with anorexia, nausea and vomiting. There was no history of trauma, diarrhoea, obstipation, fevers, or urinary symptoms. She reported history of ???spinal surgery??? performed 6 years prior due to a herniated intervertebral lumbar disk.

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