Spontaneous Rupture of Splenic Hemangioma in a Neonate

Authors

  • Bruno Martinez-Leo Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat
  • Jorge Vidal-Medina Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat
  • Jesus Cervantes-Ledezma Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat
  • Arid Diaz de Leon-Rivera Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat
  • Edith Diaz-Velasco Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21699/jns.v5i3.365

Keywords:

Hemangioma, Benign splenic tumor, Circulatory shock, Rupture

Abstract

Spleen vascular tumors such as hemangiomas, albeit rare, can present during neonatal period with unexplained circulatory shock. We present a case of a newborn with refractory hypovolemic shock and acute abdomen that underwent emergency splenectomy due to spontaneous rupture of a splenic hemangioma.

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Author Biographies

Bruno Martinez-Leo, Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

Colorectal Clinic Coordinator

Attending Pediatric Surgeon

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Associate Professor of Neonatal Surgery

Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics

Jorge Vidal-Medina, Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

Chief Resident, Pediatric Surgery

Jesus Cervantes-Ledezma, Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

Pediatric Surgery Resident

Arid Diaz de Leon-Rivera, Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

Pediatric Surgery Resident

Edith Diaz-Velasco, Pediatric Surgery Division, Moctezuma Children's Hospital, Mexico City Health Secretariat

Attending Pediatric Surgeon

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Published

2016-07-01

How to Cite

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Martinez-Leo B, Vidal-Medina J, Cervantes-Ledezma J, Diaz de Leon-Rivera A, Diaz-Velasco E. Spontaneous Rupture of Splenic Hemangioma in a Neonate. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2016Jul.1 [cited 2020Aug.6];5(3):36. Available from: http://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/303

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