The association of an axillary artery aneurysm and an abdominal aortic aneurysm is extremely rare. In this study, we describe this association in a 69 year-old-man. We measured this patient’s metalloproteinases (MMPs) and Neutrophil Gelatinase - Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) levels over a three years period before the abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture. We speculate that high serium levels of MMPs and NGAL may have a prognostic role and may predict aneurysm rupture in patients with an uncommon association of arterial aneurysms.
 Troutman DA, Mohan CR, Samhouri FA, Sohn RL. Open repair and endovascular covered stent placement in the management of bilateral axillary artery aneurysms. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010;44(8):708-9.
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