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American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2014, 2(2), 36-38
DOI: 10.12691/ajcdr-2-2-5
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Acute Paraperisis Due to Acute Aortic Thrombosis in Young Adult- A Mysterious Case

Gaurav Singhal1, , Vijay Pathak1, Dinesh Gautam1 and Manish Ruhela1

1Department of Cardiology, SMS medical College and Attached Group of Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Pub. Date: December 31, 2014

Cite this paper:
Gaurav Singhal, Vijay Pathak, Dinesh Gautam and Manish Ruhela. Acute Paraperisis Due to Acute Aortic Thrombosis in Young Adult- A Mysterious Case. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2014; 2(2):36-38. doi: 10.12691/ajcdr-2-2-5

Abstract

The occlusion of the Aorta is a rare event, which is potentially life threatening. Acute onset paraplegia is rare event due to sudden aortic thrombosis. We present the case of a 38-year-old man who was referred to the emergency department of our hospital because of sudden onset bilateral lower limb weakness and abdominal pain. He had no history of any disease. He was nonsmoker, nonalcoholic. He had no family history. A computerized tomography angiography of abdominal aorta and bilateral lower limb revealed the thrombosis of the abdominal aorta and of both iliac arteries. After 18 hour of admission he died due to ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation.

Keywords:
Aortoiliac paraplegia young adults Thrombosis

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