Paper Information

Journal:   PAJOUHESH DAR PEZESHKI   Spring 2004 , Volume 28 , Number 1; Page(s) 75 To 78.
 
Paper: 

SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY ANEURYSM IN A PATIENT WITH MASSIVE GI BLEEDING: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

 
 
Author(s):  MOZAFFAR M., AFSHARFARD A.A.F., MOHAMMADI TOUFIGH A.
 
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Abstract: 

Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) aneurysm is one of the rare visceral aneurysm with different clinical manifestations. There are few reported cases worldwide, each being reported in a specific situation. In this paper, a rare case of disease with fistulization of SMA to jejunum, causing massive GI bleeding is reported. Having DSA studies completed, the patient was operated and SMA was ligated after the midcolic branch. Patient left the hospital with no complications even after 18 months.

 
Keyword(s): ANEURYSM, SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY, GI BLEEDING
 
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