CASE REPORT
Pseudocyst of Spleen; An Uncommon Clinical Entity, although Common Theoretically
 
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Sakarya Research and Educational Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey
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Fatih Altıntoprak   

Sakarya Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi Genel Cerrahi
Publish date: 2012-01-10
 
Eur J Gen Med 2012;9(Supplement 1):43–46
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Splenic pseudocyst is not common entity in clinical practice. First case is 28 years old woman, admitted to our clinic with complaint of epigastric pain. In radiologic examinations, a cystic lesion was detected in the spleen with the size of 12 cm and performed splenectomy. Second case is 26 years old man, hospitalized after detected a mass in the spleen during performed ultrasonography due to complaint of dysuria. In further radiologic examinations revealed a cystic mass in the spleen with the size of 10 cm and splenectomy was performed. In hystopathological examination, the splenic pseudocyst was detected in both patients. In this paper, we aimed to disscus differential diagnosis and treatment options of splenic cysts under the view of literature.
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