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358 Possible Causes for Splenic Abscess

  • Splenic Metastasis

    Only one case with concomitant splenic abscess has been previously reported.[] […] consideration of splenic abscess.[] The patient was firstly treated as splenic abscess due to the fever and lymphocytosis from CBC. However, no response can be derived.[]

  • Brucellosis

    Splenic abscess due to acute brucellosis is a rare event.[] An abdominal ultrasound showed multiple splenic abscesses. After treatment with triple therapy, the patient has remained asymptomatic at 2 years follow-up.[] We report a case of multiple splenic abscesses caused by Brucella melitensis in a 45-year-old woman and review the English language literature based on a PubMed/MEDLINE search[]

  • Amoebiasis due to Entamoeba histolytica

    […] amoebiasis Splenic Abscess etc.[] Right-lobe abscesses can penetrate the diaphragm and cause lung disease (pulmonary amoebiasis) Other metastatic lesions: Cerebral amoebiasis Amoebic pericarditis Cutaneous[]

  • Pediatric Chronic Granulomatous Disease

    Hepatic or splenic abscesses Other presentations include the following: Osteomyelitis Septicemia Fungal infections occur in up to 20% of patients with chronic granulomatous[] Wang SM, Shieh CC, Liu CC (2005) Successful treatment of Paecilomyces variotii splenic abscesses: a rare complication in a previously unrecognized chronic granulomatous disease[] Common presentations include the following: Skin infections Pneumonia Lung abscesses Suppurative lymphadenitis Diarrhea secondary to enteritis Perianal or perirectal abscesses[]

  • Renal Abscess

    Two cases of Salmonella splenic abscess. MJAFI 2006;62:77-8. 4. Afridi FI, Farooqi BJ, Hussain A. Pleural empyema due to Salmonella typhi .[] Discussion The diagnosis of perinephric or renal abscess, as well as splenic abscess, is frequently delayed, and the mortality rate in some cases is extensive.[] There was no more pyelonephritis or renal abscess recurrence of this patient three years later after discharge.[]

  • Breast Abscess

    splenic, or interperitoneal abscess.[] […] to necrosis of a vertebra. splenic abscess An abscess of the spleen.[] […] over the sacrum and coccyx. septicemic abscess An abscess resulting from septicemia. spermatic abscess An abscess of the seminiferous tubules. spinal abscess An abscess due[]

  • Sickle Cell Thalassemia Disease

    abscess.[] Splenic abscess in children: aspects of management. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1987; 32 : 342–345. PubMed Google Scholar 16.[] […] underwent splenectomy : 12 for frequent blood transfusions, 15 for chronic hypersplenism (most of whom were also the recipients of periodic blood transfusion) and 4 for splenic[]

  • Splenectomy

    Splenic abscesses are rare in immunocompetent adults. Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, these abscesses are still potentially life threatening.[] abscesses causing septic emboli.[] ‘The radiologic impression was that the lesions represented splenic abscesses, and the patient subsequently underwent a splenectomy.’[]

  • Brucella

    […] brucellosis : splenic abscess or calcified splenic lesion. thoracic manifestations endocarditis (1%) pneumonia pleural effusion urogenital manifestations 5 epididymo-orchitis[] […] osteomyelitis CNS manifestations ( neurobrucellosis ) 3 sensorineural hearing loss (most common) meningitis abdominal manifestations 4,5 hepatosplenomegaly hepatitis (4%) splenic[]

  • Campylobacter Jejuni

    Splenic abscess is a rare disease that primarily occurs in patients with splenic trauma, endocarditis, sickle cell anemia, or other diseases that compromise the immune system[] This report describes a culture-negative splenic abscess in an immunocompetent patient caused by Campylobacter jejuni, as determined by 16S rRNA gene sequencing.[]

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