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Spontaneous rupture of the spleen with EMATOMA.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1154074     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of spontaneous rupture of the spleen with hematoma is presented. The spleen presumably with ruptured while the patient was in the hospital, during a severe coughing episode secondary to viral pneumonia. The time interval between splenic rupture and operation was 31 days. Along with pertinent diagnostic acids, difficulty in making the diagnosis is stressed. Knowledge that this condition exists is a major factor in making the diagnosis.
R E Arnold; A Van Vooren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1975 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-08     Completed Date:  1975-11-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  863-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cough / complications,  etiology
Hematoma / etiology*
Pneumonia, Viral / complications
Rupture, Spontaneous
Splenic Rupture / complications*,  diagnosis,  etiology
Time Factors

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