Rupture of Splenic Artery Pseudoaneurysm

Kanokrattana, Teerayuth
January 2012
Thai Journal of Surgery;Jan-Mar2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
Rupture of splenic artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare but serious condition, which needs in time proper investigations and treatment. This article represents a case of 37-year-old man with history of alcoholic pancreatitis presented with sudden abdominal pain and cardiac arrest. After CPR and resuscitation, he was sent for abdominal computerized tomography and operation. Even the operation was successful, the patient died 2 days later. High index of suspicion and fast effective approach would give better outcome.


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