Recurrent attacks of left hypochondrial pain with known history of sickle cell disease. He was clinically suspected to have splenic infarcts.
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Moderate splenomegaly. Multiple disctere marginal circumferential capsular and subcapsular linear calcification. No infarcts.
Recurrent left hypochondrial pain in conjunction with CT scan findings of splenomegaly and marginal splenic capsular linear calcification are consistent with chronic perisplenitis.
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