Open Access Case Report Article ID: GJRD-6-129

    Delayed splenic rupture 4 months following minor blunt abdominal traumaChatzipetrou Maria, Tzanakis Nickolaos, Giannopoulos George and Kornaropoulos Michail*

    Chatzipetrou Maria, Tzanakis Nickolaos, Giannopoulos George and Kornaropoulos Michail*

    Splenic rupture, no matter what the cause is, is associated with significant mortality. It can present either acutely after trauma, or days to weeks later, a situation known as ‘’delayed splenic rupture (DSR)’’. On the other hand, splenic rupture without trauma history occurs mainly in a pathologically altered spleen, a rare situation called atraumatic splenic rupture (ASR). Cases of ASR of normal spleen have been reported in literature with various cause as far as trauma is concerned.


    Published on: May 13, 2021 Pages: 1-3

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2640-7876.000029
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