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Ruptured subcapsular giant hematoma of the spleen as a complication of chronic pancreatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7549144     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a 63-year-old man with chronic pancreatitis and the rare complication of giant subcapsular splenic hematoma. The hematoma showed no size reduction for 6 weeks. Then, the hematoma was infected with pseudomonas aeruginosa after the recurrence of the pancreatitis, and it finally ruptured. This case suggested that in cases of giant subcapsular splenic hematoma with chronic pancreatitis reductive pressure treatment should be administered as early as possible.
T Kuramitsu; M Komatsu; T Ono; K Nakajima; M Funaoka; J Kato; H Naganuma; H Ishida; O Masamune
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0918-2918     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-26     Completed Date:  1995-10-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  564-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Internal Medicine, Akita University School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Hematoma / diagnosis,  etiology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Pancreatitis / complications*
Rupture, Spontaneous
Splenic Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*

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