loading page

Idiopathic Atraumatic Splenic Rupture, an underestimated cause of acute abdomen
  • +1
  • Ganesh Sah,
  • Shankar Adhikari,
  • Bikal Ghimire,
  • Narendra Maharjan
Ganesh Sah
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
Author Profile
Shankar Adhikari
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital
Author Profile
Bikal Ghimire
Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital
Author Profile
Narendra Maharjan
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital
Author Profile

Abstract

Atraumatic splenic rupture is an uncommon but important clinical entity. We report a case of young healthy male who had pain abdomen secondary to atraumatic rupture of spleen. On thorough workup, no conditions affecting the spleen was found and the patient was suspected to have idiopathic rupture.