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An unusual cause of septicaemia.
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PMID:  21573261     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Splenic infarction occurs when occlusion of splenic vasculature leads to ischemia, and subsequent tissue necrosis. It is a rare condition. Most patients have an underlying haematological or malignant process or a potential source of embolism. This article describes a patient who presented with unexplained sepsis to the acute medical unit; investigation revealed a splenic abscess and primary hyperparathyroidism, but no evidence of an underlying cause.
Channa Vasanth Nadarajah; Imran Saif; Syed Ali Asghar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acute medicine     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1747-4884     ISO Abbreviation:  Acute Med     Publication Date:  2011  
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Created Date:  2011-05-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101553725     Medline TA:  Acute Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
MBChB, CMT2 - Acute Medicine Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Royal Preston Hospital Sharoe Green Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9HT. United Kingdom.
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