A 33-year-old male asked:

I am a man that has an abdominal aorta of 14 mm in diameter. is this too small ? checked with echo but do i need more tests? afraid it will burst....

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Dr. Michael Naylor
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Not too small: 10 to 20 mm is normal for adult aorta. The chance of rupture increases as it gets larger. So the chance of rupture of a small aorta is very small.
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