Splenic Artery Aneurysm Case Report

  • Reza Asghari ORCID Human Genetic Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Susan Mohammadi ORCID Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
  • Fardin Fathi ORCID Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Nastaran Hesam Shariati ORCID School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia .
  • Mohammad Sadegh Gholami Farashah ORCID Department of Anatomical Sciences and Histology, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
  • Mohammad Bakhtiar Hesam Shariati ORCID Mail Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.
Splenic artery, Anatomic variation, Aortic arch, Case report, Multidetector computed tomography, Aneurysm


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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How to Cite
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.
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