Diffuse splenic infarction in a case of severe acute pancreatitis.

Abstract:

:Splenic infarction is rare in inflammatory diseases of the pancreas, although the spleen and its vessels have an intimate relation with the pancreas. Most reported cases are of focal infarction, and treatment is mostly conservative. The authors report a case of diffuse splenic infarction in a 17-year-old boy with severe acute pancreatitis who presented with massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding and was treated with splenectomy.

journal_name

Am J Surg

authors

Ray S,Mridha AR,Ahammed M

doi

10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.03.020

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2011-03-01 00:00:00

pages

e23-5

issue

3

eissn

0002-9610

issn

1879-1883

pii

S0002-9610(10)00643-4

journal_volume

201

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