Splenic haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Patient referred from outside hospital with splenic lesion for evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

CT scan of the abdomen at the arterial phase reveals peripheral enhancement of the splenic lesion with subsequent fill-in in the delayed phases. 


US abdomen performed and reveals a well defined hypoechoic lesion at the upper pole of the spleen without significant vascularity. 

Case Discussion

The lesion is consistent with solitary splenic hemangioma.

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Case information

rID: 10091
Published: 25th Jun 2010
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Tag: spleen
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