Fatal splenic arterial aneurysmal rupture associated with chronic pancreatitis.


Splenic arterial aneurysms (SAA) are rare and are usually atherosclerotic and/or related to pregnancy. Because pregnancy is the most important predisposing factor, the strong predilection of SAA for women is not surprising. The authors report a case of SAA rupture in a man with chronic pancreatitis as the predisposing factor. A 56-year-old man with… (More)


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