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Table 4 Pregnancy related causes of splenic rupture

From: 613 cases of splenic rupture without risk factors or previously diagnosed disease: a systematic review

Cause Cases References
Normal pregnancy 22 [257278]
Splenic ectopic pregnancy 9 [279287]
Post-vaginal delivery 2 [288, 289]
Post-caesarean section 2 [290, 291]
Preeclampsia 1 [292]
Ruptured ectopic pregnancy 1 [225]
Non-splenic   
HELLP syndrome 1 [293]
Total 38  
  1. Abbreviations: HELLP: Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Low Platelets.