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Splenic infarction associated with anti-cardiolipin antibody: a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14964553     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There are few cases of splenic infarction associated with antiphospholipid antibody reported in the literature. We present two cases of splenic infarction associated with anticardiolipin antibody, one complicated by the development of a splenic pseudocyst. Clinical diagnostic features of splenic infarction are described. In addition, a review of the literature on thrombotic manifestations of antiphospholipid syndrome is presented.
Authors:
Carie L McVay; Yibin Zhang; Albert Ko; Leslie Memsic; Solomon I Hamburg; Leon Morgenstern; Allan W Silberman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-13     Completed Date:  2004-03-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Surgical Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Antibodies, Anticardiolipin / immunology*
Cysts / complications,  surgery
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Splenectomy
Splenic Diseases / complications,  surgery
Splenic Infarction / complications,  immunology*,  surgery
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Anticardiolipin

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