MCQ – 86881

Question

A 63-year-old man comes to the emergency department with back pain, weakness, and shortness of breath. On examination, he has an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta at the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm. Which of the following pairs of structures would most likely be compressed?

A.

Vagus nerve and azygos vein

B.

Esophagus and vagus nerve

C.

Azygos vein and thoracic duct

D.

Thoracic duct and vagus nerve

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