Atraumatic splenic rupture (ASR) is a rare clinical entity. Several underlying benign and malignant conditions have been described as a leading cause. We report on a case of ASR in a 41-year-old man treated with laparoscopic splenectomy. Considering ASR as a lifethreatening condition, a prompt diagnosis can be life saving.

Laparoscopic splenectomy for atraumatic splenic rupture

Grossi U.
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2011

Abstract

Atraumatic splenic rupture (ASR) is a rare clinical entity. Several underlying benign and malignant conditions have been described as a leading cause. We report on a case of ASR in a 41-year-old man treated with laparoscopic splenectomy. Considering ASR as a lifethreatening condition, a prompt diagnosis can be life saving.
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