Abdominal aortic aneurysm. Three-dimensional shaded-surface display of axial contrast-enhanced CT scan, which shows the juxtarenal aneurysm (A) and its relation to other surrounding structures, including the right renal arteries (R) proximally and the aortic bifurcation distally.
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