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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 509-511
Case report: Pseudoaneurysm of splenic artery

Department of Radio-diagnosis, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380016, Gujarat State, India

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H C Soni
Department of Radio-diagnosis, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380016 Gujarat State
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.32258

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Pseudoaneurysm can arise due to various etiologies and patient may presents with symptoms not related with primary location of lesion. This article describes an unusual case of pseudoaneurysm diagnosed on USG. Old aged female patient presented with episodes of altered consciousness. USG study of abdomen revealed huge multilayered lesion in left hypochondrial region with peripheral anechoic region, which showed continuous and regular pulsation on real time study. We put diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm of splenic artery. The patient was advised for CT scan and findings were confirmed. Awareness of typical sonographic appearance of pseudoaneurysm may aid in early and proper diagnosis.

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