Spontaneous necrosis and hemorrhage in an enlarged accessory spleen: CT demonstration.


Journal Article

Enlargement of an accessory spleen following splenectomy may be due to compensatory hypertrophy or recurrence of hematologic or other disorders. Spontaneous necrosis and hemorrhage in an accessory spleen are rarely described. We report a case in which an enlarged accessory spleen complicated by spontaneous hemorrhage was identified on computed tomography (CT) and confirmed at surgery.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goodman, P; Raval, B; King, FA

Published Date

  • May 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 201 - 203

PubMed ID

  • 2346928

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2346928

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0895-6111

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0895-6111(90)90061-f


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States