ANEURYSM OF SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY, 16718
16718 ANEURYSM OF SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY
The patient was a hypertensive man aged 58 who died of cardiac failure and acute pulmonary oedema. An incidental finding at postmortem was this thrombosed aneurysm of a branch of the superior mesenteric artery. The aneurysm is thick walled and measures 1.5 x 1cm. It is completely filled with laminated thrombus.