IMAGES IN VASCULAR SURGERY
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 109-111

Rare Cause of Colostomy Bleeding: A Parastomal Pseudoaneurysm


Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Angio Care Vins Hospital, Baroda, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Jayesh Patel
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Angio Care Vins Hospital, Baroda, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.186724

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Patient diagnosed with rectal cancer underwent low anterior resection with protective sigmoid colostomy. He developed intractable bleeding from colostomy site on 10th post-op day. He went into haemorrhagic shock, resuscitated with massive blood transfusion. Emergent CT angio of abdomen showed a well defined, bilobed, fusiform dilated sac with smooth homogenous contrast opacification seen in the operative stomal site with a small feeding artery arising from left iliac artery? possibly an aneurysmal sac with feeding artery. The patient was successfully treated with an endovascular approach.


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