Ruptured Renal Artery Aneurysm during Labor: a Case Report

  • Talal A. AltuwaijriEmail author
  • Magdi Ibrahim
  • Kaisor Iqbal
  • Ouhoud I. Kaddour
  • Yasser Sabr
  • Thamer Nouh
  • Abdulmajeed Altoijry
Case Report


Ruptured renal artery aneurysm (RAA) during pregnancy is unusual, and its presentation is often misdiagnosed or delayed in diagnosis. With its high and preventable feto-maternal mortality, RAAs during pregnancy requires a quick and accurate diagnosis to be managed efficiently. We present a rare case of RAA during labor, managed intra-operatively after a successful caesarian section delivery. We conclude that a multidisciplinary approach with a high margin of suspicion is necessary to improve the outcomes of this occurrence.


Renal artery aneurysm Pregnancy 


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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, College of MedicineKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Prince Naif Healthcare Research CenterKing Saud University Medical CityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of MedicineKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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