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