Splenic infarction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

20 year old known case of sickle cell disease presented with left hypochondrial pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Previous US, 2 months back.

Gallstones and splenomegaly

Ultrasound

On presentaion

Large geographic regions of hypoechogenicity in the spleen, compatible with infarcts.

Case Discussion

Splenic infarction.

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Case information

rID: 19633
Case created: 29th Sep 2012
Last edited: 12th Dec 2015
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