A 16-year-old girl with hepatic artery aneurysm due to fibromuscular dysplasia which caused hemobilia is presented. This most unusual and life-threatening type of gastrointestinal bleeding was successfully treated by ligation of the common hepatic and gastroduodenal arteries. The clinical aspects and operative procedures of hepatic artery aneurysm are discussed.

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Unüvar E, Pişkin B. Hemobilia from a ruptured hepatic artery aneurysm in a 16-year-old girl. Turk J Pediatr 1989; 31: 63-70.