Spontaneous splenic rupture in early pregnancy

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1990 Feb;31(2):171-3. doi: 10.1016/0020-7292(90)90717-y.


Spontaneous rupture of a normal spleen is a rare entity. We report a case of spontaneous rupture during early pregnancy. Ruptured ectopic pregnancy was suspected preoperatively, but on exploration a splenic rupture was detected and splenectomy performed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications*
  • Rupture, Spontaneous
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenic Rupture* / surgery