Items tagged “spleen”

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Splenic cyst

Splenic cysts, although not particularly common, are the most common focal lesion of the spleen. They may be congenital or secondary. Epidemiology The incidence is ~0.75 per 100,000. Clinical features Usually asymptomatic and incidentally discovered at imaging. Left upper quadrant pain and t...
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Hydatid of the spleen

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 May 2008
56% complete
X-rayCT
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Gaucher disease - massive splenomegaly

Gaucher splenomeg...
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Michael Sargent
Published 05 Apr 2009
45% complete
MRI
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Increased splenic density

Increased splenic density can be due to a number of processes. The density may be due to calcification (most common) or other compounds (iron, Thorotrast), and can be seen (often incidentally) on abdominal radiographs and CT. On CT the usual splenic attenuation is 35-55 HU or ~10 HU 6 lower than...
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Splenunculus

Splenunculus Arte...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 14 Aug 2009
65% complete
CT
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Splenunculus

Splenunculi (also known as supernumerary, accessory spleens, or splenules) are small nodules of spleen that are separate from the rest of the organ. They are benign and asymptomatic, their importance is mainly related to the need to distinguish them from more sinister pathology.   Epidemiology ...
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Splenosis

Splenosis is one type of ectopic splenic tissue (the other being accessory spleen). It is an acquired condition and is defined as autoimplantation one or more focal deposits of splenic tissue in various compartments of the body. Abdominal splenosis is seen after abdominal trauma or surgery (e.g...
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SMA thromboembolism and splenic infarcts

SMA thromboemboli...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 03 Sep 2009
65% complete
CT
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Wandering spleen, squamous cell carcinoma with inguinal node metastasis

Wandering spleen
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 14 Sep 2009
77% complete
CT
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Sickle cell disease

Sickle Cell Disea...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Gagandeep Singh
Published 24 Nov 2009
53% complete
CT
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Autosplenectomy

Autosplenectomy denotes spontaneous infarction of the spleen with resulting hyposplenism. Epidemiology Autosplenectomy is most frequently encountered in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease, although it has also been reported in pneumococcal septicaemia 1, and SLE 2. The demographics t...
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Splenic lesions and anomalies

There are a number of splenic lesions and anomalies: Congenital anomalies accessory spleen wandering spleen asplenia polysplenia splenogonadal fusion retrorenal spleen Mass lesions Benign mass lesions splenic cysts: see cystic lesions of the spleen splenic haemangioma: commonest benig...
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Miliary tuberculosis: pathology

Miliary tuberculo...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Yale Rosen
Published 18 Feb 2010
68% complete
PhotoDiagram
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Splenic artery aneurysm

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 09 Mar 2010
36% complete
CT
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Spleen: arterial enhancement

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 05 Apr 2010
77% complete
CT
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Seurat spleen (blunt spleen trauma)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 10 Apr 2010
72% complete
DSA (angiography)Annotated image
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Seurat spleen

Seurat spleen is an angiographic appearance seen following blunt trauma to the spleen. Multiple small punctate regions of intraparenchymal contrast extravasation lead to a spotted appearance. History and etymology The term refers to a likeness between the angiographic appearance and the artwor...
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Splenic arterial aneurysm

Splenic artery an...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 01 Jun 2010
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Splenic haemangioma

Splenic haemangio...
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Jun 2010
67% complete
CTUltrasound
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Sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disea...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Aug 2010
66% complete
Ultrasound

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