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473 Possible Causes for Splenic Infarction

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Splenic infarction is an uncommon complication of infectious mononucleosis, and may have a wide range of clinical presentations, from dramatic to more subtle.[] An 18-year-old woman with infectious mononucleosis developed splenic infarction and severe anemia.[] Imaging is usually not necessary, but certain findings on imaging can be suggestive: CT splenomegaly possible splenic rupture splenic infarction has been reported 3 generalised[]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    Radiographic manifestations are varied and non-specific and can affect a number of system, including: splenomegaly organ infarcts e.g. splenic infarcts features of extramedullary[] Early satiety can occur in patients with splenomegaly , because of gastric filling being impaired by the enlarged spleen or, rarely, as a symptom of splenic infarction.[] A sudden massive increase in spleen size can be associated with splenic infarction or progressive cachexia.[]

  • Splenic Artery Embolism

    Splenic infarction is a relatively uncommon diagnosis.[] […] organ. [1] Splenic infarction occurs when the splenic artery or one of its branches are occluded, for example by a blood clot .[] Splenic infarctions are rare events .[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Other patients have symptoms of anemia, splenomegaly, or, in later stages, general malaise, weight loss, fever, or splenic infarction.[] Splenic infarction: usually self-limited and treated with fluids and opiate analgesics. Refractory cases may require splenectomy or splenic irradiation.[] Splenectomy may be indicated in case of portal hypertension or splenic infarction.[]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    The patient had experienced previous events of thrombosis, splenic infarction with venous thrombosis, and myocardial infarction.[] The patient also had a splenic infarction and a subphrenic hematoma.[] Possible complications The most common complications that arise with essential thrombocythemia are blood clots (thrombosis) in the venous or arterial system (infarctions).[]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    infarction and perisplenitis Clinical symptoms can include the following: Pallor (except in patients with polycythemia vera) Plethora secondary to polycythemia Petechiae[] infarction and perisplenitis In many patients, abnormal blood counts are noted on a blood test performed for other reasons.[] […] secondary to gouty arthritis that is secondary to hyperuricemia Priapism, tinnitus, or stupor from leukostasis Left upper quadrant and left shoulder pain as a consequence of splenic[]

  • Felty's Syndrome

    L eft upper quadrant pain (due to splenomegaly or splenic infarcts).[] infarct 7.[] Rarely, a patient might present with acute, left upper abdominal pain occasioned by a splenic infarct or splenomegaly.[]

  • Splenic Rupture

    Nevertheless, SSR resulting from splenic infarction and anticoagulation has not been described.[] Patel I, Ismajli M, Steuer A (2012) Sarcoidosis presenting as massive splenic infarction. Case Rep Rheumatol 2012: 834758.[] The second is splenic infarct causing capsular hemorrhage and rupture, and the third is the existence of an underlying coagulopathy. 3 It is important to note these mechanisms[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    We present the case of a 56-year-old man who developed multiple mycotic aneurysms of the right hepatic artery and massive splenic infarction as rare complications of Streptococcus[] The third patient had a splenic infarction and abscess associated with infected cardiac thrombi.[] […] causes loin pain and hematuria Immune complex deposition may cause glomerulonephritis Splenomegaly and splenic infarction due to emboli Diagnosis Requires (a) 2 major criteria[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    These include splenic infarction, pulmonary involvement, acute chest syndrome, and orbital compression syndrome.[] Splenic infarction and subsequent functional asplenia tend to occur early in the disease. The hepatobiliary and renal systems are also commonly involved.[] infarcts then cause autosplenectomy.[]

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