Simultaneous rupture of the liver and spleen in a patient on warfarin therapy: Report of a case

Kapan M., kapan S., karabıçak i., bavunoğlu ı.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.35, no.3, pp.252-255, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-004-2898-y
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.252-255
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Although there are many reports describing spontaneous rupture of either the spleen or the liver, the simultaneous rupture of both organs is a rare event, especially during anticoagulant therapy. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the spleen and liver in a patient on warfarin therapy for deep venous thrombosis.