Published: 2022-04-26

Superior mesenteric artery aneurysm: treatment with endovascular techniques: case report

Oriana Nogueira, Mariana Duque, Catarina Lopes, Marta Silva, João Louro, Miguel Fernandes, José G. Tralhão


Superior mesenteric artery aneurysms (SMAA) are rare and associated with a high risk of rupture, morbidity and mortality. Their clinical presentation is heterogeneous, turning the clinical diagnosis into a difficult task-which can delay their treatment. We present a case of a patient with a SMAA, treated successfully with coil embolization.


Visceral artery aneurysm, Superior mesenteric artery, Endovascular techniques

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