DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150653

Ruptured splenic artery aneurysm in late pregnancy

A. A. Abraham, Sally M. Abraham

Abstract


The spontaneous rupture of the spleen in pregnancy is rare and is frequently misdiagnosed. Failure to recognize the condition can be fatal to mother and foetus at least in a peripheral hospital. In the last trimester of pregnancy it is easily confused with rupture of uterus or abruptio placenta.


Keywords


Spontaneous splenic artery aneurysm rupture, Spontaneous splenic rupture, Third trimester pregnancy, Haemorrhagic shock

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