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Epidermoid splenic cyst presented as huge splenic abscess: a case report.
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PMID:  17966546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Epidermoid splenic cysts are very rare. Symptoms emerge because of enlargement, infection, haemorrhage or rupture. Although splenectomy is indicated for large cysts, minimally invasive and preservation procedures, such as partial splenectomy or total cystectomy with splenorrhaphy, have been increasingly used during the last decade. We report herein the case of a 16-year old female presented with left upper abdominal quadrant pain, fever and abdominal distention treated in our department.
S F Rafailidis; K D Ballas; G N Marakis; T E Pavlidis; D Pissas; A Triantaphyllou; I Venizelos; A K Sakadamis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-26     Completed Date:  2008-01-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Hippokration General Hospital, Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / microbiology*,  pathology*,  surgery
Collagen / metabolism
Epidermal Cyst / metabolism,  pathology*,  surgery
Splenic Diseases / microbiology*,  pathology*,  surgery
Splenomegaly / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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