Pseudocyst of Spleen; An Uncommon Clinical Entity, although Common Theoretically
Fatih Altıntoprak 1 * , Enis Dikicier 1, Taner Kıvılcım 1, Tolga Ergönenç 1, Osman Nuri Dilek 1
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1 Sakarya Research and Educational Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey
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Abstract

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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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82540

Eur J Gen Med, 2012 - Volume 9 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 43-46

Publication date: 10 Jan 2012

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