splenic infarction

Summary

Summary: Insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the spleen due to emboli, thrombi, vascular torsion, or pressure that produces a macroscopic area of necrosis. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Splenic infarction: 10 years of experience
    Meir Antopolsky
    Emergency Medicine Department, Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 27:262-5. 2009
  2. ncbi The wandering spleen: CT findings and possible pitfalls in diagnosis
    A Ben Ely
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
    Clin Radiol 61:954-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Wandering spleen presenting as a right hypochondrial mass and intestinal obstruction
    J W Githaiga
    Department of Human Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P O Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 79:450-2. 2002
  4. ncbi Wandering spleen: a rare cause of abdominal pain
    Jennifer R Romero
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:412-4. 2003
  5. ncbi Splenic infarction due to transient antiphospholipid antibodies induced by acute Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Sebastiaan van Hal
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Level 4, The Dickinson Building, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Clin Virol 32:245-7. 2005
  6. pmc Splenic infarction during Plasmodium ovale acute malaria: first case reported
    Gael Cinquetti
    Service de Médecine Interne et Maladie Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital d instruction des armées Legouest, 27 avenue de Plantières, BP 90001, 57077 METZ Cedex 3, France
    Malar J 9:288. 2010
  7. pmc Asymptomatic splenic infarction in Wegener's granulomatosis
    D Papaioannides
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:185-6. 2002
  8. ncbi Cocaine-associated abscesses with lethal sepsis after splenic infarction in an 17-year-old woman
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 140:21-3. 2004
  9. ncbi Sickle cell trait as a cause of splenic infarction while climbing Mt. Fuji
    Hiraku Funakoshi
    Department of General Medicine, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Intern Med 49:1827-9. 2010
  10. ncbi Massive splenic infarction in Saudi patients with sickle cell anemia: a unique manifestation
    Ali Hassan Al Jama
    Department of Internal Medicine, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Hematol 69:205-9. 2002

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  1. ncbi Splenic infarction: 10 years of experience
    Meir Antopolsky
    Emergency Medicine Department, Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 27:262-5. 2009
    The aim of this study was to study the clinical presentation of splenic infarction.
  2. ncbi The wandering spleen: CT findings and possible pitfalls in diagnosis
    A Ben Ely
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
    Clin Radiol 61:954-8. 2006
    ..To report the CT features of wandering spleen, a rare condition which can be incidentally detected as an abdominal or pelvic mass or can present with torsion, causing an acute abdomen...
  3. ncbi Wandering spleen presenting as a right hypochondrial mass and intestinal obstruction
    J W Githaiga
    Department of Human Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P O Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 79:450-2. 2002
    ..In our region 11 cases were reported in Uganda between 1968 and 1971. No other literature is available from our region. Clinical presentation, aetiology, investigation, and management of wandering spleen is discussed...
  4. ncbi Wandering spleen: a rare cause of abdominal pain
    Jennifer R Romero
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:412-4. 2003
    ..Due to the risk of splenic infarction, rapid and accurate diagnosis is essential...
  5. ncbi Splenic infarction due to transient antiphospholipid antibodies induced by acute Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Sebastiaan van Hal
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Level 4, The Dickinson Building, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Clin Virol 32:245-7. 2005
    b>Splenic infarction is a rare feature of infectious mononucleosis (IM) due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), limited to three case reports...
  6. pmc Splenic infarction during Plasmodium ovale acute malaria: first case reported
    Gael Cinquetti
    Service de Médecine Interne et Maladie Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital d instruction des armées Legouest, 27 avenue de Plantières, BP 90001, 57077 METZ Cedex 3, France
    Malar J 9:288. 2010
    The splenic complications of acute malaria include two different prognostic and treatment entities: splenic infarction and splenic rupture...
  7. pmc Asymptomatic splenic infarction in Wegener's granulomatosis
    D Papaioannides
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:185-6. 2002
  8. ncbi Cocaine-associated abscesses with lethal sepsis after splenic infarction in an 17-year-old woman
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 140:21-3. 2004
    ..Petechial bleedings were found and microabscesses in the myocardium, the meninges and the kidneys. The absolutely rare bacterial infection of the cocaine-associated splenic infarction leads to sepsis with lethal course.
  9. ncbi Sickle cell trait as a cause of splenic infarction while climbing Mt. Fuji
    Hiraku Funakoshi
    Department of General Medicine, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Intern Med 49:1827-9. 2010
    ..Fuji, which is the highest mountain in Japan. Enhanced computed tomography showed splenic infarction. Although his peripheral blood smear was normal, a hemoglobin S level of 40% established the diagnosis of ..
  10. ncbi Massive splenic infarction in Saudi patients with sickle cell anemia: a unique manifestation
    Ali Hassan Al Jama
    Department of Internal Medicine, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Hematol 69:205-9. 2002
    ..This is a report of our experience with 8 (4 males and 4 females) cases of massive splenic infarction in patients with SCA. Their ages ranged from 16 to 36 years (mean 22 years)...
  11. ncbi Splenic infarction in human babesiosis: two cases and discussion
    Diana Florescu
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:e8-11. 2008
    ..There were no other conditions present that could potentially be causes of splenic infarction. Although retinal infarction has been described rarely in patients with babesiosis, splenic infarction has ..
  12. ncbi Visceral heterotaxia with polysplenia syndrome and haemorrhagic splenic infarction as a rare cause of the acute paediatric abdomen
    Ricarda Lachmann
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 36:572-3. 2006
  13. ncbi Splenic infarction in a patient hereditary spherocytosis, protein C deficiency and acute infectious mononucleosis
    Christian Breuer
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 167:1449-52. 2008
    b>Splenic infarction is a common cause of left upper quadrant pain and must be suspected in patients with hematologic or thromboembolic conditions and signs of localized or systemic inflammation...
  14. ncbi Splenic infarction during acute malaria
    Philippe Bonnard
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Hopital Tenon AP HP, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, France
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:82-6. 2005
    ..We describe the case of a Caucasian female patient with no previous exposure to malaria in whom splenic infarction occurred during effective antimalarial treatment for initially uncomplicated acute malaria...
  15. doi Celiac trunk thrombosis and splenic infarction during chemotherapy for a testicular germ cell tumor
    Robert C Verdonk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Urology 71:602. 2008
  16. ncbi Splenic infarction complicated by splenic artery occlusion after N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injection for gastric varices: case report
    Li Kuang Yu
    Department of Hepat Gastroenterology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:343-5. 2005
  17. pmc Splenic infarction associated with a mobile aortic valve lesion: a case report and review of the literature
    Philippe Gilbert
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e215-6. 2009
    ..The present case of PFE is reviewed for a better understanding of its pathology...
  18. ncbi Polyarteritis nodosa presenting with splenic infarction, bilateral renal infarction, and hematoma
    Selman Unverdi
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara Educational and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    South Med J 102:972-3. 2009
    ..Patients with life-threatening visceral bleeding must be treated with a selective embolization procedure or radical surgery because nonoperative management has been associated with a significant mortality rate...
  19. pmc Splenic infarction following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: management strategies
    Neal W Wilkinson
    Department of Surgery, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA
    JSLS 7:359-65. 2003
    ..patients referred to our institution who had left upper quadrant pain and radiographic evidence of segmental splenic infarction (SI) that resulted from a peripheral splenic artery branch injury during LNF...
  20. pmc A case of symptomatic splenic infarction in vivax malaria
    Areum Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon 400 712, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:55-8. 2007
    b>Splenic infarction is a rare complication in malaria cases, and is caused primarily by Plasmodium falciparum. Recently in South Korea, only P. vivax has prevailed since 1993...
  21. ncbi [Celiac artery thrombosis and splenic infarction in a patient with protein s deficiency]
    Chan Woong Kim
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Chungang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 49:390-4. 2007
    ..We report a case of celiac arterial thrombosis and splenic infarction in 46-year-old male with protein S deficiency...
  22. ncbi Splenic infarction associated with anti-cardiolipin antibody: a report of two cases
    Carie L McVay
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:71-4. 2004
    There are few cases of splenic infarction associated with antiphospholipid antibody reported in the literature...
  23. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic adrenalectomy: results of 169 consecutive procedures
    J F Henry
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital La Timone, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseilles Cedex 05, France
    World J Surg 24:1342-6. 2000
    ..We conclude that LA is a safe procedure. With increasing experience the morbidity becomes minor. To avoid complications LA should be converted to open surgery if local invasion is suspected or if there is difficulty with the dissection...
  24. ncbi Splenic infarction. A rare presentation of anaplastic pancreatic carcinoma and a review of the literature
    Manzhi Wong
    Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    JOP 9:493-8. 2008
    ..Anaplastic carcinoma of the pancreas is a rare variant of ductal adenocarcinoma. The histogenesis and biologic behavior of these tumors are still controversial. They occur in elderly men and are associated with a very poor prognosis...
  25. ncbi Splenic infarction in an African-American male with sickle cell trait
    David L Chamberland
    Am J Hematol 82:86-7. 2007
  26. ncbi Wegener granulomatosis with spleen infarction: case report and review of the literature
    Alessandra Ghinoi
    Department of Rheumatology, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:328-33. 2008
    ..To report a case of biopsy-verified Wegener granulomatosis (WG) with positive c-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies who had evidence of spleen infarction and to review the relevant literature on spleen involvement in WG...
  27. ncbi A case of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria presenting with intra-abdominal bleeding due to splenic rupture, developing renal infarct
    S Uzun
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Lab Hematol 30:248-53. 2008
    ..She also developed a renal infarct during hospitalization after diagnosis...
  28. ncbi Torted and ruptured wandering spleen presenting as a surgical emergency in pregnancy
    A Parvaiz
    Department of Surgery, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2JY
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:1035-7. 2004
    ..It can predispose to life-threatening complications due to torsion of its vascular pedicle, splenic infarction, portal hypertension, and haemorrhage...
  29. ncbi Septic peripheral embolization from Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis
    Hee Hwa Ho
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 27:1009. 2006
  30. ncbi [Splenic infarct in a patient with HIV infection]
    Jan Christian Wasmuth
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Immunologische Ambulanz, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn
    Med Klin (Munich) 100:683-5. 2005
  31. ncbi Case report: polycythaemia vera presenting as massive splenic infarction and liquefaction
    D Beckett
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals NHS Trust, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Br J Radiol 77:876-7. 2004
  32. ncbi Splenic infarction in Letterer-Siwe disease
    Hiromune Natsume
    Department of Pediatrics, Haibara General Hospital, Shizuoka 421 0493, Japan
    Pediatr Int 47:329-32. 2005
  33. ncbi Splenic infarction, rare cause of acute abdomen, only seldom requires splenectomy. Case report and literature review
    Pier Federico Salvi
    II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi La Sapienza di Roma
    Ann Ital Chir 78:529-32. 2007
    b>Splenic infarction is a rare disorder, commonly without a characteristic symptomatology, that rarely requires surgical procedure; in fact it has the peculiar feature of an high tendency for complete healing after the only medical approach...
  34. ncbi Infarcted splenule--a case report
    Ari I Jonisch
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Emerg Radiol 14:123-5. 2007
    ..It is important to recognize this entity as a cause of abdominal pain that can be managed nonsurgically...
  35. ncbi Evolution of the CT imaging findings of accessory spleen infarction
    Resham Mendi
    Department of Medical Imaging, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:1319-22. 2006
    ..We present the CT findings of progression of accessory spleen infarction over the course of 7 days...
  36. ncbi Visceral heterotaxia with polysplenia syndrome and haemorrhagic splenic infarction as a rare cause of the acute paediatric abdomen
    Kimberly E Applegate
    Pediatr Radiol 36:1222. 2006
  37. ncbi Treatment of a celiac trunk aneurysm close to the hepato-splenic bifurcation by using hepatic stent-graft implantation and splenic artery embolization
    Antonio Basile
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale Ferrarotto, via Citelli 16, Catania, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:126-8. 2007
    ..We present a case of a 73-year-old man in whom a celiac trunk aneurysm close to the hepato-splenic bifurcation was discovered and treated by using celiac-hepatic stent-grafts implantation and splenic artery embolization...
  38. ncbi Use of splenic artery embolization (SAE) in their splenic injury algorithm
    James E Silberzweig
    J Trauma 60:686. 2006
  39. pmc Spontaneous splenic infarction associated with sumatriptan use
    Anju Arora
    Department of Internal Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Temple University Program, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    J Headache Pain 7:214-6. 2006
    ..We report a patient who developed spontaneous splenic infarction after the use of sumatriptan for the treatment of migraine headache.
  40. ncbi Unusual abdominal manifestations of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
    Daryl C L Tan
    Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Br J Haematol 132:538. 2006
  41. ncbi Extended left-sided pancreatectomy with spleen preservation
    Arash Mohebati
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:150-5. 2008
    ..Distal pancreatectomy (DP) is frequently performed with splenectomy, although splenectomy can be linked to various untoward effects, and sparing of the main splenic vessels (SVs) is not necessary for successful spleen preservation (SP)...
  42. ncbi Torsion of an accessory spleen
    R Grinbaum
    Department of Surgery, Hadassah Mount Scopus University Hospital, Jerusalem, 91240, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 31:110-2. 2006
    ..Awareness of this entity and familiarity with typical imaging findings are mandatory for preoperative diagnosis...
  43. pmc Splenic syndrome in patients at high altitude with unrecognized sickle cell trait: splenectomy is often unnecessary
    Anwar Sheikha
    Department of Haematology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Can J Surg 48:377-81. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi Giant aneurysm of the splenic artery adherent to the pancreas with splenic infarct: report of a case
    E Kayacetin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 106:348-50. 2006
    ..The treatment includes surgical procedures that sometimes require pancreatectomy. We present a case of a 9 cm giant splenic artery aneurysm tightly adherent to the pancreas which was treated surgically...
  45. ncbi Transcatheter coil embolization of splenic artery aneurysm
    Satoshi Yamamoto
    Department of Radiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, P O Box 663 8501, 1 1 Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:527-34. 2008
    ..The secondary technical success rate was 100%. Seven (44%) of the 16 study patients suffered partial splenic infarction. Intrasplenic branching originating from the aneurysm was observed in five patients...
  46. pmc A challenging presentation of left upper quadrant pain
    R Taghizadeh
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley corrected UK
    Gut 54:1278, 1317. 2005
  47. ncbi Spontaneous dissection of the celiac artery: a case report
    Jason D Woolard
    Department of Surgery, The University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1256-8. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi Splenic artery embolization in the management of an acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura-related intracranial hemorrhage
    Devin Puapong
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and Interventional Radiology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:869-71. 2005
    ..This is the first reported case of splenic embolization in the management of a child with known immune thrombocytopenic purpura presenting with central nervous system bleeding...
  49. ncbi Splenic abscess complicating infective endocarditis: three case reports
    J Ebels
    Department of General Surgery, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 107:720-3. 2007
    ..If the patient's general state allows it, it is best to perform splenectomy prior to valve replacement surgery to prevent re-infection of the valve prosthesis. A combined one-stage procedure is also an option...
  50. ncbi [Viability of the spleen in rats after ligation of the splenic vessels: effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy]
    Danilo Nagib Salomão Paulo
    Laboratório de Técnica Operatória e Cururgia Experimental da Escola Superior de Ciências da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória, ES
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 51:46-50. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of splenic artery and vein ligation and the influence of hyperbaric oxygen after the double vascular ligation on the viability of spleen tissue...
  51. ncbi Splenic infarct: a rare cause of spontaneous rupture leading to massive haemoperitoneum
    Balakrishnan Mahesh
    Department of Accident and Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, United Kingdom
    ANZ J Surg 74:1030-2. 2004
    ..The gross and microscopic appearances were suggestive of splenic rupture occurring through areas of infarction. We proceed to analyse the causes of spontaneous rupture of the spleen in our discussion of this case...
  52. ncbi Association of splenic and renal infarctions in acute abdominal emergencies
    Stefania Romano
    Department of Radiology, A Cardarelli Hospital, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 50:48-58. 2004
    ..Their association is infrequent and rarely observed in trauma. In this study, we analyze our data to look at the occurrence of renal and splenic infarctions based on CT findings in a period of 4 years...
  53. ncbi [Functional asplenia after severe varicella zoster-infection diagnosis by colour Doppler ultrasound]
    J Diedrich
    Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Abteilung fur Innere Medizin mit Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie, Stoffwechsel, Endokrinologie, Klinikum der Philipps Universität Marburg
    Z Gastroenterol 41:325-8. 2003
    ..Remarkably, the Crohn's disease remains in complete remission since the development of the functional asplenia (for 4 years now). The underlying pathomechanism remains unclear...
  54. ncbi Cases from the osler medical service at Johns Hopkins University
    Sara E Cosgrove
    Am J Med 113:158-60. 2002
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated multiple lesions; the largest was in the right frontal lobe with associated hemorrhage (Figure 3). What is the diagnosis?..
  55. ncbi Torsion of a wandering spleen: acute abdominal presentation
    Kushaljit Singh Sodhi
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Emerg Med 25:133-7. 2003
    ..Early intervention is necessary to reduce the risk of splenic infarction and other complications...
  56. ncbi [Wandering spleen with torsion of the pedicle. A case report and review of the literature]
    Tommaso Bombardieri
    Divisione di Chirurgia General A S n 9, Locri R C, Presidio Ospedaliero di Siderno, RC
    Chir Ital 54:417-21. 2002
    ..It was not possible to preserve the wandering spleen by means of splenopexy because the splenic infarction required a splenectomy...
  57. ncbi [Splenic infarction as a complication of atrial fibrillation]
    A I Munoz Ruiz
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 95:66-7. 2003
  58. ncbi [Development of mycotic aneurysms of the superior mesenteric artery after septic embolism]
    F Schmidt
    Institut für Diagnostische Radiologie, Inselspital, Universitätsklinik Bern, 3010 Bern Schweiz
    Radiologe 42:564-7. 2002
    ..Based on sequential spiral-CT examinations, this case demonstrates the development of a septic aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery...
  59. ncbi Acquired and transient RBC CD55 deficiency (Inab phenotype) and anti-IFC
    Thomas Matthes
    Division of Hematology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Transfusion 42:1448-57. 2002
    ..This report describes the first example of a patient with an acquired and transient form of the Inab phenotype...
  60. ncbi Acute abdomen due to wandering spleen infarction: a case report
    Giuseppe Benfatto
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia dell Università di Catania Sezione di Chirurgia Generale ed Oncologica U O di Patologia Chirurgica, Azienda Ospedali Vittorio Emanuele, Ferrarotto, S, Bambino
    Chir Ital 55:243-7. 2003
    ..was a wandering spleen with an abnormally long pedicle and a dyshomogeneous lower area bearing witness to a splenic infarction. The patient was therefore submitted to surgery consisting in splenectomy after lysis of the adherences, ..
  61. ncbi [Torsion of the spleen--an unusual cause of sudden acute abdomen]
    J Príborský
    Chirurgicka klinika FN, Hradec Kralove
    Rozhl Chir 81:492-4. 2002
    ..Patients may present with various symptoms ranging from mild intermittent abdominal pain to an acute abdomen. Computed tomography leads to correct diagnosis...
  62. ncbi [Sudden onset of left-sided epigastric pain]
    D Conen
    Departement Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:294-6. 2003
  63. ncbi Wandering spleen
    Abdullah A Abba
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:1404-5. 2003
  64. ncbi Acute myelogenous leukemia with splenic infarcts presenting as fulminant multi-organ failure
    Tamar Green
    The Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:2143-5. 2003
    ..Autopsy revealed massive infiltration of leukemic cells in several organs. Acute myelogenous leukemia should be considered in a patient presenting with unexplained multiorgan failure...
  65. ncbi Splenic infarct as a diagnostic pitfall in radiology
    Sanjeev C Joshi
    Department of Oncology, Palliative Care Unit, Radiology Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pinang, Malaysia
    J Cancer Res Ther 4:99-101. 2008
    ..However, the histopathological report revealed it to be a splenic infarct. The present case reemphasizes the limitations of radiological studies in the follow-up of carcinoma colon...
  66. ncbi Avulsion of wandering spleen after traumatic torsion
    Seong Chul Kim
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Pediatr Surg 38:622-3. 2003
    ..The spleen had been located in the left upper quadrant on the time of torsion, but it moved into the right paracolic gutter after avulsion. The avulsed spleen was removed, and the postoperative course was uneventful...
  67. ncbi Pancreatic pseudocyst causing celiac artery trunk thrombosis
    Christopher Challand
    Gastroenterology Directorate, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom
    JOP 9:512-4. 2008
    ..Patients with peripancreatic arterial obstruction can present with sudden and unexplained clinical deterioration requiring prompt diagnosis and intervention...
  68. ncbi Air following splenic embolization: infection or incidental finding?
    James Haan
    Department of Surgical Critical Care Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am Surg 69:1036-9; discussion 1039-40. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if air within areas of splenic infarction is pathologic of infection or rather an incidental finding...
  69. ncbi Indications and complications of splenectomy for children with sickle cell disease
    Ahmed H Al-Salem
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maternity and Children Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1909-15. 2006
    ..This is a review of our experience in the management of 134 children with SCA who had splenectomy as part of their management at our hospital, with emphasis given to the indications and complications of splenectomy...
  70. ncbi Pathology of brucellosis in bison from Yellowstone National Park
    J C Rhyan
    U S Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Wildl Dis 37:101-9. 2001
    ..The infected 2-wk-old calf had bronchointerstitial pneumonia, focal splenic infarction, and purulent nephritis...
  71. ncbi Splenic infarction after Epstein-Barr virus infection in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis
    Yuhko Suzuki
    Department of Hematology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan
    Int J Hematol 85:380-3. 2007
    We describe the first patient with hereditary spherocytosis (HS) known to have developed splenic infarction following infectious mononucleosis (IM)...
  72. ncbi Spleen preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with segmental resection of splenic artery in a solid pseudo papillary tumor of the pancreas
    Chang Moo Kang
    Department of Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1207-10. 2009
    ..She had uneventful postoperative recovery and was discharged on the 6th postoperative day. Follow up Doppler-ultrasound scan showed no evidence of splenic infarction and well-preserved splenic blood flow.
  73. ncbi Relevance of the mTOR signaling pathway in the pathophysiology of splenomegaly in rats with chronic portal hypertension
    Marc Mejias
    Liver Unit, Institute of Biomedical Research IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hepatol 52:529-39. 2010
    ..of portal hypertension that, in some cases, can be very prominent and cause symptoms like abdominal pain, splenic infarction, and cytopenia...
  74. ncbi [Clinical features of pseudoaneurysms complicating pancreatitis: single center experience and review of Korean literature]
    Ji Hyun Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University College of Medicine, Paik Hospital, Busan, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 50:108-15. 2007
    ..Pseudoaneurysm is a life-threatening complication of chronic or acute pancreatitis. This study was undertaken to evaluate the clinical features of pseudoaneurysm complicating pancreatitis...
  75. ncbi Splenic and perisplenic involvement in acute pancreatitis: determination of prevalence and morphologic helical CT features
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Health Science Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 25:50-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the prevalence and morphologic helical CT features of splenic and perisplenic involvement in patients with acute pancreatic inflammatory disease in correlation with the severity of the pancreatitis...
  76. ncbi Normal anatomy and complications after gastric bypass surgery: helical CT findings
    Jinxing Yu
    Department of Radiology, VCUHS MCV Hospitals and Physicians, 401 N 12th Street, Main Hospital, 3rd Floor, PO Box 980615, Richmond, VA 23298 0615, USA
    Radiology 231:753-60. 2004
    ..To determine the usefulness and potential pitfalls of helical computed tomography (CT) for depiction of normal anatomy and diagnosis of complications after gastric bypass surgery...
  77. ncbi Predictive factors for platelet increase after partial splenic embolization in liver cirrhosis patients
    Hiromitsu Hayashi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1638-42. 2007
    ..Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is often performed for improving thrombocytopenia in cirrhotic patients. We investigated the largely unclear predictive factors for platelet increase at both 1 month and 1 year after PSE...
  78. ncbi Pathophysiologic considerations for the interactions between obstructive sleep apnea and sickle hemoglobinopathies
    Kelechi Okoli
    St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry St, Toledo, OH 43608, United States
    Med Hypotheses 72:578-80. 2009
    ..Studies to compare the prevalence of events (splenic infarction and hematuria) in sickle cell trait with and without OSA, as well as their relationship to exposure to ..
  79. pmc The emergence of a new strain of porcine circovirus-2 in Ontario and Quebec swine and its association with severe porcine circovirus associated disease--2004-2006
    Susy Carman
    Animal Health Laboratory, Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
    Can J Vet Res 72:259-68. 2008
    ..pneumonia, granulomatous enteritis, vasculitis, interstitial nephritis, and new lesions of splenic infarction. Some affected herds had up to 50% mortality...
  80. ncbi [Differential diagnosis and therapy of acute abdomen in sickle cell crisis. A rare case in visceral surgery]
    C Zülke
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitat Regensburg
    Zentralbl Chir 125:166-73. 2000
    ..The indication for splenectomy was made following CT-proven complete splenic infarction due to repeated acute squestration...
  81. ncbi [Early diagnosis and successful treatment of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome complicated by multiple organ failure]
    Daichi Inoue
    Department of Hematology and Clinical Immunology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 33:24-30. 2010
    ..Despite the PE, she developed panperitonitis due to multiple intestinal perforation and massive splenic infarction within a week after the admission...
  82. ncbi Spontaneous isolated dissection of the celiac trunk with rupture of the proximal splenic artery: a case report
    J Nordanstig
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Unit, Central Hospital of Karlstad, Rosenborgsgatan, Karlstad, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:194-7. 2009
    ..We present a case with synchronous rupture of the splenic artery causing massive bleeding and demanding urgent surgery. To our knowledge, only 24 previous cases are reported in the literature...
  83. pmc Distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation revisited
    J Ruben Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surgery 141:619-25. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the short-term implications of this operation, comparing it to the outcomes following distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy...
  84. ncbi Improved graft function in liver-transplanted patients after partial splenic embolization: reversal of splenic artery steal syndrome?
    Rafael Barcena
    Services of Liver Gastroenterology, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Transplant 20:517-23. 2006
    ..To describe the functional effect of partial splenic embolization (PSE) in liver-transplanted (LT) patients with hypersplenism and hepatitis C virus (HCV) recurrence...
  85. pmc Acute occlusion of the celiac axis and its branches with perforation of gastric fundus and splenic infarction, findings on spiral computed tomography: a case report
    Nikolaos L Kelekis
    2nd Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, General University Hospital ATTIKON, Rimini 1str, 12462, Athens, Greece
    Cases J 3:82. 2010
    ..spiral CT findings in a case of acute celiac artery occlusion with gastric perforation and total splenic infarction. Spiral CT depicted thrombus in the celiac axis and its branches, stenosis of the superior mesenteric artery,..
  86. ncbi Preoperative proximal splenic artery embolization: a safe and efficacious portal decompression technique that improves the outcome of live donor liver transplantation
    Yuzo Umeda
    Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant and Surgical Oncology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Okayama Shi, Okayama, Japan
    Transpl Int 20:947-55. 2007
    ..PSAE was not associated with complications, e.g., splenic infarction, abscess, or portal thrombosis...
  87. ncbi Intermittent hepatic artery antibiotic infusion therapy for pyogenic hepatic abscess
    M Matoba
    Department of Radiology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa, Japan
    Acta Radiol 45:13-7. 2004
    ..To study the efficacy and problems associated with intermittent hepatic artery antibiotic infusion therapy for pyogenic hepatic abscess...
  88. ncbi Real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the spleen: examination technique and preliminary clinical experience
    Orlando Catalano
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, ASL Na2, Servizio di Radiologia, Ospedale S Maria delle Grazie, Pozzuoli Napoli, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:338-56. 2003
    ..To report our preliminary experience in the evaluation of the spleen using a real-time contrast-specific ultrasound module in combination with a second-generation contrast agent...
  89. ncbi [Long-term results of endoscopic histoacryl (N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate) injection for treatment of gastric varices--a 10-year experience]
    Hyun Soo Joo
    Institute for Digestive Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 49:320-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of the endoscopic injection of Histoacryl for the treatment of gastric varices...
  90. ncbi Early selective angioembolization improves success of nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury
    Shih Chi Wu
    Division of Trauma, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
    Am Surg 73:897-902. 2007
    ..05). SAE was successful to control bleeding in 80 per cent of patients. Partial splenic infarction was noted in all patients after the procedure but it resolved by six months...
  91. ncbi Acute, complete splenic infarction in cancer patient is associated with a fatal outcome
    C Gorg
    Department of Internal Medicine, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Abdom Imaging 29:224-7. 2004
    b>Splenic infarction frequently occurs in patients with myeloproliferative diseases, endocarditis, and sickle cell anemia. Various sonographic patterns of splenic infarction do exist...
  92. ncbi Partial splenic infarction as a complication of laparoscopic floppy nissen fundoplication
    Turgut Ipek
    Department of General Surgery, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:333-7. 2010
    ..However, the terminal branches of splenic vessels can also be ligated during SGV division, resulting in splenic infarction (SI). The aim of this study was to evaluate our results with SI as a complication of laparoscopic floppy NF.
  93. ncbi Therapeutic factors considered according to the preoperative splenic volume for a prolonged increase in platelet count after partial splenic embolization for liver cirrhosis
    Hiromitsu Hayashi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:554-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the therapeutic factors based on the preoperative splenic volume for a prolonged increase in platelet counts after PSE...
  94. ncbi Use of the splenic artery for arterial reconstruction in living donor liver transplantation
    A M Gonzalez
    Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa
    Transplant Proc 39:3202-3. 2007
    ..The present study sought to evaluate the possibility of using the splenic artery for arterialization of a living donor liver graft...
  95. ncbi Hepatic ischemia as a complication after correction of post-traumatic gibbus at the thoracolumbar junction
    K S von Glinski
    San Francisco Residency Program, San Francisco, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1040-4. 2000
    ..After surgery, ischemic hepatitis, a perforated gallbladder, and splenic infarction developed secondary to celiac trunk stenosis-a result of cephalad displacement of the celiac trunk and ..
  96. ncbi Complications associated with embolization in the treatment of blunt splenic injury
    Shih Chi Wu
    Division of Trauma, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, ROC
    World J Surg 32:476-82. 2008
    ..Nonoperative management (NOM) of blunt splenic injuries is widely accepted, and the use of splenic artery embolization (SAE) has become a valuable adjunct to NOM. We retrospectively review and discuss the complications derived from SAE...
  97. ncbi Orthotopic liver transplantation in a patient with acute liver failure resulting from aortic dissection
    A Skopljanac
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Clinical Hospital Merkur, Zajceva, Zagreb, Croatia
    Transplant Proc 39:3536-7. 2007
    ..He underwent an urgent laparotomy, which revealed a splenic infarction and thrombosis of the celiac artery all the way to the porta hepatis...
  98. pmc Laparoscopic splenectomy following embolization for blunt trauma
    Kenneth J Ransom
    St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio 44501 1790, USA
    JSLS 12:202-5. 2008
    ..However, splenectomy following embolization may be necessary in patients who continue to bleed or develop splenic infarction with abscess formation.
  99. ncbi Chronic recurring infarction of the spleen: sonographic patterns and complications
    C Gorg
    Department of Internal Medicine, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 24:245-9. 2003
    b>Splenic infarction is a major problem of splenic pathology but is characterized by a high tendency for complete healing...
  100. ncbi Splenic abscess after splenic artery ligation in living donor liver transplantation: a case report
    D Balci
    Department of Organ Transplantation, Istanbul Science University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 40:1786-8. 2008
    ..Despite its potentially devastating consequences, splenic infarction following splenic artery ligation has received little attention to date...
  101. ncbi Nonvascular complications in pediatric liver recipients: multidetector computed tomography evaluation
    N Tutar
    Department of Radiology, Transplantation Unit, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:607-10. 2006
    ..perihepatic and intraperitoneal fluid collections (six biloma), colonic and/or intestinal dilatation, splenic infarction, perihepatic hematoma, right adrenal hemorrhage, perihepatic abscess, incisional hernia, intrahepatic biloma ..