Successful Treatment of Spontaneous Splenic Rupture in a Patient with Polyarteritis Nodosa

Author(s): Firdevs Ulutas, Ugur Karasu, Serdar Kaymaz, Veli Cobankara

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a rare necrotizing vasculitis presenting with multiple organ manifestations. We herein describe a case presented with splenic subcapsular hematoma, after nontraumatic splenic rupture and successfully treated with a combination of pulse steroids and cyclophosphamide therapy.

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