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Title: Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm

Abstract

Spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage is a very rare but serious disorder of the adrenal gland that can require emergent treatment. We report on a 42-year-old man who underwent selective angiography for diagnosis and treatment of retroperitoneal hemorrhage from small adrenal artery aneurysm. This case gives further details about the value of transluminal artery embolization in the management of visceral aneurysm rupture.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Hospital General Vega Baja, Department of Surgery (Spain)
  2. Hospital General Vega Baja, Intensive Care Unit (Spain)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21091011
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-006-0029-4; Copyright (c) 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.; www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ADRENAL GLANDS; ARTERIES; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; DIAGNOSIS; HEMORRHAGE; RUPTURES

Citation Formats

Gonzalez Valverde, F.M., E-mail: migova@terra.es, Balsalobre, M., Torregrosa, N., Molto, M., Gomez Ramos, M.J., and Vazquez Rojas, J.L. Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0029-4.
Gonzalez Valverde, F.M., E-mail: migova@terra.es, Balsalobre, M., Torregrosa, N., Molto, M., Gomez Ramos, M.J., & Vazquez Rojas, J.L. Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0029-4.
Gonzalez Valverde, F.M., E-mail: migova@terra.es, Balsalobre, M., Torregrosa, N., Molto, M., Gomez Ramos, M.J., and Vazquez Rojas, J.L. 2007. "Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-006-0029-4.
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title = {Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm},
author = {Gonzalez Valverde, F.M., E-mail: migova@terra.es and Balsalobre, M. and Torregrosa, N. and Molto, M. and Gomez Ramos, M.J. and Vazquez Rojas, J.L.},
abstractNote = {Spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage is a very rare but serious disorder of the adrenal gland that can require emergent treatment. We report on a 42-year-old man who underwent selective angiography for diagnosis and treatment of retroperitoneal hemorrhage from small adrenal artery aneurysm. This case gives further details about the value of transluminal artery embolization in the management of visceral aneurysm rupture.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-006-0029-4},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 2,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = 2007,
month = 4
}
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