Ruptured Aneurysm of the Splenic Artery: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain after Blunt Trauma

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INTRODUCTION Splenic artery aneurysms (SAAs) are rare (0.2-10.4%); however, they are the most common form of visceral artery aneurysms. Splenic artery aneurysms are important to identify, because up to 25% of the cases are complicated by rupture. Post- rupture mortality rate is 25% -70% based on the underlying cause. Herein we present a young patient with… (More)
DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.8271

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@inproceedings{Khoshnevis2013RupturedAO, title={Ruptured Aneurysm of the Splenic Artery: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain after Blunt Trauma}, author={Jalalludin Khoshnevis and Saran Lotfollahzadeh and Mohammad reza Sobhiyeh and Hossein Najd Sepas and Masomah Abbas Nejad and Ali Rahbari and Nazanin Behnaz and Zeinab Mahdi}, booktitle={Trauma monthly}, year={2013} }