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Mehrotra Deepak MD; diBenedetto, Robert MD; Theriot, Eugene MD; Moreland, Joe MD; Mehta, Prabodh MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: November 1983
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Spontaneous rupture of a splenic artery aneurysm in the third trimester of pregnancy is a catastrophic event associated with a very high fetal and maternal mortality rate. There are only five reported instances of both maternal and fetal survival after spontaneous rupture of a splenic artery aneurysm. This report not only documents the sixth such case, but also recommends a different therapeutic approach for the management of such cases.

© 1983 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists