Nonoperative management of delayed splenic rupture in a patient with hemophilia B.

@article{Terry2006NonoperativeMO,
  title={Nonoperative management of delayed splenic rupture in a patient with hemophilia B.},
  author={Nebbie Elizabeth Terry and William C Boswell},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={
          1607-9
        }
}
Nonoperative management of splenic lacerations has become the standard of care in hemodynamically stable patients. The decision to manage a patient nonoperatively is much more difficult when the patient has a known bleeding disorder. There are a few case reports in the literature describing nonoperative management of splenic trauma in children with hemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency), but only one case report of a patient with hemophilia B (factor IX deficiency) and a splenic laceration… CONTINUE READING