Partial splenectomy for symptomatic splenic hamartoma.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Lower pole splenectomy with preservation of residual splenic function was successfully performed in a 3-year-old boy with a symptomatic splenic hamartoma. Following resection, several of the patient's constitutional symptoms resolved. This is the first reported case of a splenic hamartoma treated by partial splenectomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Havlik, RJ; Touloukian, RJ; Markowitz, RI; Buckley, P

Published Date

  • December 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1273 - 1275

PubMed ID

  • 2286905

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3468

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0022-3468(90)90529-i


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States