Splenic calcification

Splenic calcifications can occur in various shapes and forms and can occur from a myriad of etiological factors.

The usual calcification observed in radiographs are the multiple, miliary form presenting numerous small rounded densities averaging from three to five millimeters in diameter where are thought to be often caused by phleboliths.

Other associations include:

Article information

rID: 19654
Section: Gamuts
Tag: rewrite
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Splenic calcifications
  • Intrasplenic calcification
  • Intrasplenic calcifications

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 3: splenic tuberculosis
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