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An: 2017, Nr.4, Articol Nr. 15
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SPLENIC ARTERY ANEURYSM: IN INCIDENTAL AUTOPSY FINDING – CASE PRESENTATION

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      A. Knieling, Madalina Maria Diac, Sofia David, Diana Bulgaru Iliescu - Institute of Legal Medicine Iasi; University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Department of Preventive Medicine and Interdisciplinarity, Discipline of Forensic Medicine
      C.I. Stan - University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Department of Morpho-Functional Sciences I, Discipline of Anatomy
      C. Scripcaru - Institute of Legal Medicine Iasi
      SPLENIC ARTERY ANEURYSM: IN INCIDENTAL AUTOPSY FINDING – CASE PRESENTATION (Abstract): splenic artery aneurysm is a rare pathology with a prevalence of 0,8-1%. The splenic artery aneurysm incidence at autopsy is between 0,1-0,2%, which can increase at 10% in case of persons over 60 years and with portal hypertension associated. The required as the splenic artery aneurysm must be diagnosed early, because in 25% of cases present fulminant evolution with rupture in peritoneum or other cavities of nearly organs. The rate of mortality in case of rupture is between 50 % and 70%. This paper presents the case of a female with splenic artery aneurysm, which wasn’t diagnosed antemortem and his evolution was with rupture in peritoneum installing death. Literature mentions the importance of early diagnosed of splenic artery aneurysm, because mostly have accidental discover or, more wrong during autopsy.
Key words: SPLENIC ARTERY, ANEURYSM, AUTOPSY
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