Splenomegaly

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Abdominal pain. Bowel obstruction?

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
X-ray

The spleen is enlarged extending down to the iliac crest.

Normal bowel gas pattern.

Case Discussion

Organomegaly may be identified on the humble plain radiograph either by the outline of the enlarged organ or by the displacement of bowel gas.

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Case information

rID: 56360
Case created: 28th Oct 2017
Last edited: 28th Oct 2017
System: Haematology
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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