Pseudoaneurysm of the radial branch of the splenic artery with pancreatic pseudocyst in a child with recurrent acute pancreatitis: treatment with endovascular stent graft and cystogastrostomy.

Abstract

Splenic artery pseudoaneurysms (SAPs) are rare in children and usually follow abdominal trauma. Although pancreatitis is a well-known cause for SAP in adults, pancreatitis resulting in SAP has only sporadically been reported in children. Before the refinements of endovascular techniques for management of SAP, surgery used to be the mainstay of treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.02.006

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