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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 40-43

Preoperative splenic artery embolization in klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with massive splenomegaly: A case report


1 Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
2 Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
3 Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Correspondence Address:
Zishu Zhang
Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2231-0770.130345

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The authors describe a case of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) with massive splenomegaly in a 29-year-old woman. Preoperative splenic artery embolization using the "double embolization technique" (a combination of distal selective splenic artery embolization and proximal splenic artery occlusion) facilitated open splenectomy.


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