Splenic artery aneurysms

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Diffuse abdominal pain. The abdominal ultrasound revealed a calcified mass in the left hypochondrium.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

There is a triple non-thrombosed saccular aneurysm of the splenic artery, the proximal one (18 x16 mm) shows a calcified wall. The two other aneurysms measure (12 x 6 mm) and (9 x 7 mm). Double right renal artery is noted.

small simple hepatic cysts noted in the segments, IV, V, and VI.

Case Discussion

CT features of triple aneurysm of the splenic artery

Splenic artery aneurysms are considered as the third most common site of abdominal artery aneurysm after abdominal aorta and iliac arteries

Additional contributor: C Boukaaba MD

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Case information

rID: 65080
Published: 23rd Dec 2018
Last edited: 4th Mar 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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