Citations with the tag: SPLEEN -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
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- The Spleen Percussion Sign.
Castell, Donald O. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Dec67, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p1265
Presents information on a study that described a technique for percussion of the spleen. Research methods; Results and discussion; Summary.
- Optimal diagnosis of splenic vein thrombosis: Brief...
Illig, Karl A.; Spitzer, Robert M. // American Surgeon; Nov1997, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1005
Presents a case study of a patient with whom the splenic vein thrombosis was thought to be patent by ultrasound and conventional celiac angiography. Syndrome of upper gastrointestinal bleeding from isolated gastric varices; Surgical treatment for splenic vein thrombosis; Conclusion.
- Enuresis as a rare symptom of the dystopic spleen in a child.
Kapellerov�, A.; Siman, J.; Raskov�, J.; Cingel, V.; Haviar, D. // European Journal of Pediatrics; 1999, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p870
Presents information on a study which reported a case of enuresis secondary to dystopic spleen in a child. Results of physical examination; Clinical manifestations of a dystopic spleen; Methods for diagnosing dystopic spleen.
- Splenectomy for Splenic Metatases: A Changing Clinical Spectrum.
Lee, Steven S.; Morgenstern, Leon; Phillips, Edward H.; Hiatt, Jonathan R.; Margulies, Daniel R. // American Surgeon; Sep2000, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p837
Splenic metastases from solid tumors are unusual with only scattered case reports of patients treated with splenectomy before 1987. We conducted a retrospective chart review at our large tertiary-care private teaching hospital between January 1990 and September 1999 and found splenic metastases...
- Wandering Spleen with Huge Splenomegaly: a Diagnostic Challenge.
Shahi, K. S.; Geeta, Bhandari; Rajput, P. // Internet Journal of Surgery; 2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p30
Wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity characterized by mal-development of suspensory ligaments and elongation of the splenic pedicle which result in a mobile spleen. It is seen in women of child-bearing age and in children below 10 years of age. We report a case of a 30-year-old female with...
- US AND CT FINDINGS IN SPLENIC FOCAL LESIONS IN AIDS.
Schinin�, V.; Rizzi, E. Busi; Mazzuoli, G.; David, V.; Bibbolino, C. // Acta Radiologica; Nov2000, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p616
AbstractPurpose: To evaluate the role of US and CT in focal splenic lesions in AIDS patients in relation to etiology. Material and Methods: A total of 66 patients with AIDS and focal splenic lesions were examined with sonography. CT with administration of contrast medium was performed in 12...
- Usefulness of Tc99m HMPAO Labeled Leukocyte Scintigraphy in differentiating Splenic Abscess from Infarct.
Vijayakumar, Vani; Briscoe, Elma G. // Internet Journal of Nuclear Medicine; 2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p3
Radionuclide labeled leukocyte studies are routinely performed in the evaluation of patients with fever of unknown origin and occult infections. Cerebral perfusion agent Tc99m hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime (Tc99m - HMPAO) is one of the radiopharmaceuticals widely used for labeling of mixed...
- Hydatid Cyst of Spleen: A Diagnostic Challenge.
Rasheed, Khalid; Ali Zargar, Showkat; Ahmed Telwani, Ajaz // North American Journal of Medical Sciences; Jan2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p10
Although splenic involvement alone in hydatid disease is very rare, spleen is the third most common organ involved in hydatid disease. The rarity of splenic hydatid disease poses a diagnostic challenge for clinicians, particularly in non-endemic areas. As the hydatid cyst can present as a simple...
- Infective splenic rupture presenting with symptoms of a pulmonary embolism.
Shah, M.; Muquit, S.; Azam, B. // Emergency Medicine Journal; Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p855
The article examines the case of a 24-year-old man admitted to the Accident & Emergency Department with sudden onset pleuritic left chest pain. An ultrasound scan of the man's abdomen revealed an enlarged spleen with an abnormal echo pattern and an intraparenchymal and subcapsular haematoma. The...
- Sonographic evaluation of spleen size and prevalence of accessory spleen in a healthy male Turkish population.
Serter, Selim; Ceylan, Cengiz; Tun�y�rek, �z�m; �rg��, ##ebnem; Pabu�cu, Y�ksel // Turkish Journal of Hematology; Mar2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p25
Objective: It is known that the measurement of splenic length in routine clinical practice is a very good indicator of actual splenic size. Knowledge of the normal range of spleen size in the population being examined is a prerequisite. Racial differences in splenic length could result in...
- Wandering spleen in a child with symptoms of acute abdomen: ultrasonographic diagnosis. Case report.
Ayaz, Umit Yasar; Dilli, Alper; Ayaz, Sevin; Api, Arman // Medical Ultrasonography; Mar2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p64
We report the initial and follow-up ultrasonography (US) findings in a pediatric case of wandering spleen with symptoms of acute abdomen, as a rare entity. A four-year-old boy was referred with complaints of blunt abdominal pain, vomiting and fatigue. US detected an oval-shaped, mildly enlarged...
- Splenic and Mediastinal Calcifications in Histoplasmosis.
Topin, Jeremy; Mutlu, Gökhan M. // New England Journal of Medicine; 1/12/2006, Vol. 354 Issue 2, p179
The article discusses a case in which a 37-year-old female patient has a history of idiopathic T-cell deficiency and is negative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The physical examination found oral candidiasis and tenderness in the left upper quadrant. Computed tomography showed spleen...
- Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen: clinical and radiologic characteristics.
Hyoung Jung Kim; Kyoung Won Kim; Eun Sil Yu; Jae Ho Byun; Seung Soo Lee; Jin Hee Kim; Jong Seok Lee // Acta Radiologica; Sep2012, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p701
Background: Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation (SANT) is a rare benign primary vascular lesion of the spleen. Although there have been many reports about the pathology of SANTs of the spleen, there have been no comprehensive descriptions of the imaging findings of SANTs of the spleen....
- Incidental Splenic Cyst Simulating A Supernumerary Kidney.
Christie, Andrew // Ultrasound; May2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p90
This case represents an incidental splenic cyst misinterpreted as a supernumerary kidney, resulting in a computed tomography scan to confirm the ultrasound (US) findings. A 55-year-old man presenting with renal failure had an US examination which showed a mass adjacent to the left...
- Giant Cavernous Haemangioma of the Wandering Spleen.
Misra, Aditya; Misra, Ritu; Kumar, Abhay // Indian Journal of Surgery; Feb2013, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p54
Cavernous haemangioma is a rare disorder of the spleen with fewer than 100 cases reported . Spleen may have an unusual degree of mobility and occupy an atypical location in less than 0.2 % of all the patients  Wandering spleen has been associated with incomplete fusion or even absence of...
- Torsion of Wandering Spleen in a Woman Presenting as Emergency.
Bhanumathi, V.; Balkishan, B.; Masood, S. // Indian Journal of Surgery; Feb2013, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p59
Wandering spleen is a very rare condition, it is characterized by the absence or weakness of one or more of the ligaments that hold the spleen in its normal position in the left hypochondrium. The disorder is not genetic in origin. Instead of ligaments, the spleen is attached by a stalk-like...
- Sarkoidozun Nadir Bir Tutulumu: Masif Splenomegali.
Bircan, Ahmet; Kili�, �zkan; G�kirmak, M�nire; �zt�rk, �nder; Akkaya, Ahmet // Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal; Jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p84
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown origin. Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, pulmonary infiltrates, and skin and ocular lesions are the most frequently detected manifestations. Although involvement of the spleen is frequent, it is quite rare to experience massive...
- Presyncope coupled with an enlarged spleen suggests infection.
Tinge, Michele D. // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; Sep2012, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p53
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- Hydatid disease mimicking urinary tract infection.
Sioka, E.; Rountas, C.; Zacharoulis, D. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine; Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p215
The article presents a case study of a 53-year-old male with hydatid cyst. The patient was brought to the emergency room because of urinary frequency. Large hydatid cyst was found in the rectovesical space. Meanwhile, it suggests the need for the disseminated hydatid disease to be suspected to...
- Splenic hemangiomatosis.
Louis, Thomas H.; Sanders, James M.; Stephenson, Jill S.; Harbour, Lori N.; Ford III, Kenneth L. // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings; Oct2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p356
The article presents a case report of a 56 year old woman who saw her primary care provider for progressive left flank pain with bulging of the left side of her abdomen. A discussion of diagnostic testing which was conducted on the woman, and which resulted in her receiving a diagnosis of...
- Travmaya bağlı dalak psödokisti.
Oltulu, Pembe; Kargı, Hürkan; Yazıcı, Pınar; Çitil, Rana // Genel Tip Dergisi; 2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p21
Objective: Splenic cysts are rare lesions. They are mainly divided into primary and secondary cysts (pseudocysts) according to their etiology and pathophysiology. The inner surface of a primary cyst lined with epithelium. Secondary cysts have no cellular lining and they develop secondary to a...
- Giant congenital infected splenic cyst: An interesting case report and review of the literature.
Shukla, R.; Mukhopadhyay, M.; Mandal, K.; Mukhopadhyay, B. // Indian Journal of Surgery; Jun2010, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p260
Splenic cysts are rare lesions. The congenital non-parasitic cysts of the spleen are rarely met in the clinical practice. Primary cysts have a cellular lining that can be caused by congenital events or parasitic infection (Echinococcus). Secondary cysts have no cellular lining and may be of...
- Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen: CT, MR, PET, and Tc-sulfur colloid SPECT CT findings with gross and histopathological correlation.
Thacker, Curtis; Korn, Ronald; Millstine, John; Harvin, Howard; Lier Ribbink, Jeffrey; Gotway, Michael // Abdominal Imaging; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p683
Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation (SANT) is a benign, proliferative vascular lesion affecting the spleen. Few reports detailing the cross sectional and PET appearance of this lesion are available, and the lesion's behavior with Tc-sulfur colloid scintigraphy is previously unreported....
- Analysis of the CD1 Antigen Presenting System in Humanized SCID Mice.
Lockridge, Jennifer L.; Xiuxu Chen; Ying Zhou; Rajesh, Deepika; Roenneburg, Drew A.; Hegde, Subramanya; Gerdts, Sarah; Tan-Yun Cheng; Anderson, Regan J.; Painter, Gavin F.; Moody, D. Branch; Burlingham, William J.; Gumperz, Jenny E. // PLoS ONE; 2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p1
CD1 molecules are glycoproteins that present lipids and glycolipids for recognition by T cells. CD1-dependent immune activation has been implicated in a wide range of immune responses, however, our understanding of the role of this pathway in human disease remains limited because of species...
- Detection the infection with Babesia spp. Cytauxzoon felis and Haemobaronella felis in stray cats in Mosul.
Suliman, E. G. // Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences; 2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p49
The current study was included to examination of 50 blood samples which collected from 50 stray cats in Mosul city for diagnosis Babesia spp., Cytauxzoon felis and Haemobartonella felis, different diagnostic techniques were used for differentiation between these parasites, they were: Impression...