Chronic perisplenitis

Case contributed by Ass. Professor Mahmoud Agha


Recurrent attacks of left hypochondrial pain with known history of sickle cell disease. He was clinically suspected to have splenic infarcts.

Patient Data

Age: 51 years
Gender: Male

Moderate splenomegaly. Multiple disctere marginal circumferential capsular and subcapsular linear calcification. No infarcts.

Case Discussion

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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Case information

rID: 51965
Published: 18th Mar 2017
Last edited: 19th Mar 2017
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