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Multiple aneurysms of visceral arteries in a child with polyarteritis nodosa.

Authors
  • Almgren, B
  • Eriksson, I
  • Foucard, T
  • Lörelius, L E
  • Olsen, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric surgery
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1980
Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
347–348
Identifiers
PMID: 6103926
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 9-yr-old boy with polyarteritis nodosa presented a ruptured ileocolic arterial aneurysm that was resected and ligated at emergency operation. After angiographic examination showing multiple aneurysms of visceral arteries the inferior mesenteric and the common hepatic arteries were also ligated. One year postoperatively and on steroid medication the child is symptomfree with normal laboratory data.

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