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Spontaneous splenic rupture due to extensive venous malformation with consumptive coagulopathy: treatment with splenic artery embolization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20585928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extensive venous malformation (VM) is often associated with chronic consumptive coagulopathy, which may result in bleeding complications. We report herein the case of a 25-year-old man with extensive VM involving the left lower extremity who presented with hypovolemic shock and abdominal distension without abdominal trauma. Abdomen computed tomography revealed splenic rupture with massive hemoperitoneum. He was managed successfully by repeated splenic artery embolization.
Ho Jong Chun; Keigo Osuga; Isao Ukai; Masataka Ikeda; Tomio Kawasaki; Hironobu Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn J Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-29     Completed Date:  2010-11-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / complications*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Leg / blood supply*
Rupture, Spontaneous
Splenic Rupture / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Veins / abnormalities*

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