Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 14, 2015; 21(46): 13201-13204
Published online Dec 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i46.13201
Spontaneous aortic pseudoaneurysm rupture into the sigmoid colon in Behçet’s disease patient
Su Lim Lee, Young Mi Ku, Yoodong Won
Su Lim Lee, Young Mi Ku, Yoodong Won, Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul 137-701, South Korea
Author contributions: Lee SL drafted the manuscript; Lee SL, Ku YM and Won Y contributed to the diagnosis and treatment; Won Y obtained the patient’s written informed consent; All the authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Young Mi Ku, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Banpo-daero 222, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-701, South Korea.
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Received: July 21, 2015
Peer-review started: July 30, 2015
First decision: August 26, 2015
Revised: September 9, 2015
Accepted: October 17, 2015
Article in press: October 20, 2015
Published online: December 14, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Spontaneous abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm rupture via the sigmoid mesocolon into the lumen of the sigmoid colon is a rare clinical manifestation. We report a case of a patient with Behçet’s disease who was successfully treated with stent grafting instead of surgical management.