Haematochezia from a Splenic Artery Pseudoaneurysm Communica
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Splenic artery aneurysms (SAA) are defined as a ?1 cm dilatation of the artery diameter and are the third most common intra-abdominal aneurysm.The majority of SAA are detected as incidental findings, but if they present with rupture, a high mortality rate results. Complications include invasion into and communication with surrounding structures, often in association with preexisting pancreatic disease.Traditionally, treatment of SAA was through surgery, but endovascular therapy is now established with minimal morbidity and mortality. We describe an 88-year-old female, with no history of pancreatic disease, referred with lower gastrointestinal bleeding.....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4983343/
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