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Splenic sarcoidosis: a case report and review of the imaging findings of multiple incidental splenic lesions as the initial presentation of sarcoidosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21912756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
MRI is helpful in characterizing splenic lesions, but there can be significant variability and overlap in the appearance of both benign and malignant splenic lesions; thus, a confident diagnosis can be presentation and classic imaging appearance , and further assessment for any other associated findings suggestive of systemic sarcoidosis is critical to avoid missed or delayed diagnosis-specifically, to avoid over-diagnosis of malignant disease because multiple splenic lesions can be the initial presentation of sarcoidosis.
Earl L Raber; J Haba; Paul Beck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0835-7900     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-13     Completed Date:  2011-12-13     Revised Date:  2014-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807867     Medline TA:  Can J Gastroenterol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  477-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sarcoidosis / radiography*
Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary / radiography
Splenic Diseases / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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