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CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 307–309 | Cite as

Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage from Adrenal Artery Aneurysm

  • F.M. González Valverde
  • M. Balsalobre
  • N. Torregrosa
  • M. Molto
  • M.J. Gómez Ramos
  • J.L. Vázquez Rojas
CASE REPORT

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.

Keywords

Adrenal artery aneurysm Embolization Interventional radiology Retroperitoneal hemorrhage Therapeutic arteriography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F.M. González Valverde
    • 1
    • 3
  • M. Balsalobre
    • 1
  • N. Torregrosa
    • 1
  • M. Molto
    • 1
  • M.J. Gómez Ramos
    • 2
  • J.L. Vázquez Rojas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHospital General Vega BajaOrihuelaSpain
  2. 2.Intensive Care UnitHospital General Vega BajaOrihuelaSpain
  3. 3.MurciaSpain

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