Signs and symptoms of a AAA.
Gradual onset of lower lumbar, groin, and abdominal pain
Rupture associated with sudden onset of severe, constant abdominal pain. May radiate to lower back, flank, or pelvis. May be described as a "tearing" pain.
Testicular pain in the male patient
Possible nausea and vomiting
Mottled or spotty abdominal skin
Pale, cool, clammy, and possibly cyanotic skin in legs from decreased blood and perfusion.
Absent, Femoral, Pedal pulses
If the abdomen is soft, a pulseating mass may be felt. if the aneurysm has burst the abdomen will be rigid and tender