Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm AAA Scan
 
 

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Scan

Although an abdominal ultrasound can be done to check for a number of conditions, it may be used to screen for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a weakened, bulging spot in your abdominal aorta, the artery that runs through the middle of your abdomen and supplies blood to the lower half of your body.

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    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the form of a balloon that forms in a weakened area in the abdominal aorta, the largest blood vessel in the abdomen.