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Jaundice secondary to hepatic artery aneurysm: radiological appearance and clinical features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3515905     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hepatic artery aneurysm comprises only 20% of all visceral aneurysms. The classical triad of abdominal pain, hemobilia, and jaundice is seen in less than one-third of cases. Up to 60% of patients present with an abdominal catastrophe. In our case of hepatic artery aneurysm, the diagnosis was suggested by CT scan and confirmed by angiography. Its appearance is also demonstrated on sonogram and cholangiogram. To our knowledge, this is the first case to be reported where the aneurysm was demonstrated on multiple radiographic images.
K Zachary; S Geier; C Pellecchia; G Irwin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1986 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-07     Completed Date:  1986-05-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / complications*,  diagnosis,  radiography
Hepatic Artery / radiography*
Jaundice / etiology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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