Splenic arteriovenous fistula. Case report

Acta Chir Scand. 1988 Oct;154(10):603-4.


A case of splenic arteriovenous fistula is reported. Two types of this anomaly are known--the more common, true, arteriovenous fistula, and a fistula between the arterial system and the portal venous system. In the present case the second, very rare, type developed after a motorcar accident.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Traffic
  • Adult
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / diagnostic imaging*
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Radiography
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenic Artery / diagnostic imaging*
  • Splenic Artery / surgery
  • Splenic Vein / diagnostic imaging*
  • Splenic Vein / surgery