November 12, 2014
Notes: de Vries, Marjan
Wilder-Smith, Oliver Hg
Jongsma, Marijtje LA
van den Broeke, Emanuel N
van Goor, Harry
van Rijn, Clementina M
J Pain Res. 2013 Nov 25;6:815-824. eCollection 2013.
Author Address: Department of Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Research Institute Brainclinics Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands ; Department of Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Reference Type: Journal Article
Record Number: 4642Author: Debnath, J., Sonkar, S., Sharma, V., Chatterjee, S., Srivastava, V. and Khanna, S. P.
Title: Spontaneous rupture of spleen masquerading as acute pancreatitis
Journal: Am J Emerg Med
Pages: 394 e1-3
Short Title: Spontaneous rupture of spleen masquerading as acute pancreatitis
Alternate Journal: The American journal of emergency medicine
ISSN: 1532-8171 (Electronic)
Accession Number: 24268850
Keywords: Binge Drinking/complications
Abstract: Splenic rupture most commonly follows blunt abdominal trauma. Nontraumatic rupture of the spleen is rare. Nontraumatic rupture of the spleen has been described in a variety of pathologic conditions, which include neoplastic, infectious, and hematologic diseases affecting the spleen. Spontaneous rupture of nondiseased spleen is extremely rare. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of spleen in a chronic alcoholic clinically simulating acute pancreatitis.