Case Report

Splenic Artery Aneurysm Case Report


Splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) is rare, often with no sign patient, discovered accidentally in ultrasonography and imaging studies. A healthy 45-year-old woman was referred to us by abdominal pain in the epigastric region-imaging showed a large mass located between the spleen, stomach, and pancreas. CT scan showed two true aneurysms of a 4 mm and 12 mm diameter in the middle third and distal part of the splenic artery. SAAs that are lesser than 2cm can be controlled; however, our patient was given an open surgery, and splenectomy with the removal of the aneurysm has done.

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IssueVol 58, No 5 (2020) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Splenic artery Anatomic variation Aortic arch Case report Multidetector computed tomography Aneurysm

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Asghari R, Mohammadi S, Fathi F, Hesam Shariati N, Gholami Farashah MS, Hesam Shariati MB. Splenic Artery Aneurysm Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 58(5):243-245.