Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases

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Splenic Artery Pseudoaneurysm in the Setting of Acute Pancreatitis and Valproate in a 12 Year Old Male

Splenic artery pseudoaneurysm, a rare complication of pancreatitis, carries a potentially high mortality rate and must be considered in recurrent pancreatitis. Advances in diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, especially endovascular embolization, have decreased morbidity and mortality. We present a pediatric patient with splenic artery pseudoaneurysm following recurrent pancreatitis managed with endovascular embolization.

Author(s): Grant Morris