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Diagnosis and Management of Ileocolic Pseudoaneurysms.
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PMID:  23334533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Ileocolic pseudoaneurysmal disease is a rare splanchnic aneurysm that affects 3 out of 100 000 patients, and only 7 cases have been described in the past 40 years in patients without preexisting connective tissue disorders. Abdominal pain is the most common presenting symptom and nearly 30% of patients present with hemorrhage. Ileocolic pseudoaneurysms are diagnosed by contrasted computed tomography scans and verified by arteriography. We present a case report and review of the literature in which a patient was initially managed by coil embolization, followed by laparotomy and suture ligation due to pseudoaneurysm rupture.
Sapan S Desai; Anahita Dua; Cynthia K Shortell; Julie K Thacker
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-17
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Title:  Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-5768     ISO Abbreviation:  Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100970607     Medline TA:  Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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