Pseudoaneurysm of the proper hepatic artery with duodenal fistula appearing as a late complication of blunt abdominal trauma.

@article{Aboujaoud1996PseudoaneurysmOT,
  title={Pseudoaneurysm of the proper hepatic artery with duodenal fistula appearing as a late complication of blunt abdominal trauma.},
  author={M Aboujaoud{\'e} and Benjamin Noel and Myriam Beaudoin and Georges Ghattas and Lucie Lalonde and The Bao Bui and Vincent L. Oliva},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={123-5}
}
Posttraumatic pseudoaneurysms of the hepatic artery are rare and usually occur as a complication of open abdominal trauma. Even less common is the coexisting presence of enteric fistulization. We report a patient with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage occurring 3 years after blunt abdominal trauma resulting from a pseudoaneurysm of the proper hepatic artery with duodenal fistulization. The patient was treated successfully by ligation of the proper hepatic artery and closure of the duodenal… CONTINUE READING