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Splenic pseudocyst: preoperative diagnosis with ultrasonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  512803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ultrasonography was used to establish the preoperative diagnosis of splenic pseudocyst in a 12-yr-old girl. This procedure was tried after the exact nature of the mass could not be determined from an intravenous pyelogram and a 99m Tc liver-spleen scan. The patient was successfully treated by splenectomy. The advantages of ultrasonography for detecting splenic cysts are emphasized.
R S Kober; A P Mahesh Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1979 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-02-15     Completed Date:  1980-02-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  601-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cysts / diagnosis*,  surgery
Splenic Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery

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