Abdominal aortic aneurysms presenting as low back pain: a report of two cases.
joint & mobility
Two reports are given of patients presenting to a chiropractic physician’s office with the chief complaint of low back pain. Both patients’ conditions were ultimately diagnosed as abdominal aortic aneurysms. These two reports demonstrate the importance of listening to a patient’s case history, as well as the need for a thorough physical examination by the use of diagnostic tools. A brief review of the anatomy and clinical presentation is also presented.