Publications by authors named "Ellen Kirstine Overgaard"

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Lumbar artery aneurysm: A rare manifestation of vasculopathy in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1.

Radiol Case Rep 2020 Mar 14;15(3):277-281. Epub 2020 Jan 14.

Department of Radiology, Sygehus Lillebaelt - Kolding Sygehus, Sygehusvej 24, 6000 Kolding, Denmark.

Lumbar artery aneurysms are rare but important to diagnose, since rupture can have serious consequences due to life-threatening hemorrhage. A 49-year-old male with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) was admitted to the emergency room with abrupt onset of severe abdominal pain. Ultrasound examination was normal, noncontrast CT revealed a tapered retroperitoneal mass adjacent to the right psoas muscle. A multiphased contrast-enhanced CT scan raised suspicion of an arterial lumbar aneurysm and was confirmed by selective catheter based angiography. The patient underwent successful treatment with endovascular coiling and the patient was discharged within a few days after an uneventful course.
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