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A 30-year-old male asked:

Pulse in my stomach. i was told i was too young for aaa, any ideas? i have had full abdominal ultrasounds but nothing that looks at aorta directly.

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Dr. Orlando Deffer
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AAA: Rare at your age especially healthy. Yes ultrasound can visualize the abdominal aorta but it depends on body habitus or abdominal girth. Good screening for aaa. Yes many times it's possible to palpate the abdominal aorta and it does not mean you have an aneurysm.
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