Celiac artery thrombosis - a common symptom, a rare case and a rare post-op complication


  • Dr. Priyalakshmi N Junior resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Coimbatore Medical College and hospital.


Celiac trunk thrombosis, Post-op complications, Antenatal care, Pregnancy, Acute abdominable pain


Thrombosis of the celiac trunk is a rare post-operative complication and a rare cause of acute abdominal pain. We report an unusual case of celiac trunk artery thrombosis associated with aortic thrombosis and partial splenic infarction in a 25-year-old female who presented with acute abdominal pain, abdominal distension, diffuse tenderness in all quadrants and bowel sounds sluggish on 4th post-op day. This case demonstrates the importance of considering such clinical presentation in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen post-operatively.


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How to Cite

N, P. (2022). Celiac artery thrombosis - a common symptom, a rare case and a rare post-op complication. The Journal of Medicine and Science, 1(02), 15–16. Retrieved from https://tjms.in/index.php/tjms/article/view/3



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