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Splenic Infarction by Coeliac Artery Thromboembolism


  • J. L. N Medical College, Ajmer, India


Splenic infarction is an uncommon clinical entity with only few case reports published in literature. We report here a 43-year-old female patient, presenting with abdominal pain, who had splenic infarction caused by celiac artery thromboembolism.


Splenic Infarction, Celiac Artery Thrombo-Embolism, Abdominal Pain.

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