Splenic and partial hepatic necrosis after vascular occlusion.


A 74-year-old woman underwent two operations to correct an aortoduodenal fistula and to have an axillofemoral bypass graft inserted; these required temporary vascular occlusion. Her hepatic function test results began deteriorating. Initial and follow-up Tc-99m sulfur colloid studies revealed activity in the kidneys, consistent with disseminated… (More)