Korean J Gastroenterol.  2009 Jan;53(1):57-59.

A Case of Acute Pancreatitis and Splenic Infarction Associated with Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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  • 1Department of Gastroenterology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea. ybm6403@chollian.net

Abstract

There are various causes of splenic infarction. Antiphospholipid antibody is associated with numerous thromboembolic phenomena. We report a case of young male who presented with acute abdominal pain and was diagnosed as a case of splenic infarction and acute pancreatitis with antiphospholid syndrome. He was positive for anticardiolipin antibody, showed splenic infarction on abdominal CT scan. The patient's clinical, laboratory and imaging finding were consistent with splenic infarction and acute pancreatitis associated with antiphospholipid syndrome.

Keyword

Splenic infarction; Antiphospholipid syndrome; Thromboembolism
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