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Ruptured gastric artery aneurysm: An uncommon manifestation of microscopic polyangiitis.
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PMID:  25253973     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Gastric artery aneurysm is a rare and lethal condition, and is caused by inflammatory or degenerative vasculopathies. We describe herein the clinical course of a patient with a ruptured gastric artery aneurysm associated with microscopic polyangiitis. Absence of vasculitic changes in the aneurysm resected and negative results of autoantibodies interfered with our diagnostic process. We should have adopted an interventional radiology and initiated steroid therapy promptly to rescue the patient.
Yoshihiro Ikura; Tomohiro Kadota; Shuhei Watanabe; Akira Arimoto; Eiko Nishioka
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  20     ISSN:  2219-2840     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12668-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
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