Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Presenting to the Orthopaedic Clinic as
Posterior Hip and Low Back Pain
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are typically asymptomatic. When
symptomatic, AAA may present as a chief concern of musculoskeletal hip
and low back pain. Assessment in the orthopaedic clinic should focus on
a holistic examination of the patient.