Case Reports in Surgery / 2016 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

A Case of a Chronic Pancreatic Pseudocyst Causing Atraumatic Splenic Rupture without Evidence of Acute Pancreatitis

Figure 1

(a) Ultrasound scan demonstrating a pancreatic pseudocyst adjacent to the splenic hilum. (b) Coronal oblique reconstruction of contrast enhanced computed tomography. The arrow indicates the pancreatic tail pseudocyst, located at the splenic hilum. (c) Contrast enhanced computed tomography showing a heterogenous hypodense area in the spleen adjacent to the pancreatic pseudocyst. The white arrow refers to the spleen with hypodense area.

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.