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Acta Chir Belg. 2006 May-Jun;106(3):348-50.

Giant aneurysm of the splenic artery adherent to the pancreas with splenic infarct: report of a case.

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Department of Gastroenterology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey.


Giant aneurysms of the splenic artery are extremely rare clinical entities. The size of splenic aneurysms rarely exceeds 3 cm. The treatment includes surgical procedures that sometimes require pancreatectomy. We present a case of a 9 cm giant splenic artery aneurysm tightly adherent to the pancreas which was treated surgically.

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