A Rare Cause of Acute Abdomen: Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurysm


Bedel C., Salkaci A.

HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI, vol.57, no.2, pp.201-203, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/haseki.galenos.2018.4075
  • Title of Journal : HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-203

Abstract

Ruptured splenic artery aneurysm (SAA), rare in the emergency department (ED), is a cause of hypotension and abdominal pain. Physicians should consider the possibility of this condition especially in patients with abdominal pain and hypotension. In this paper, we report the case of a patient with ruptured SAA presenting to the ED as an intraabdominal catastrophe and review the key features of this entity.