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Peliosis of the spleen


The authors present a case of splenic peliosis in a 32-year-old woman who had been treated with steroids for asthma. The ultrasound, computed tomographic (CT), and angiographic findings of this entity are herein illustrated.

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Correspondence to Max Freson M.D..

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Cochrane, L.B., Freson, M. Peliosis of the spleen. Gastrointest Radiol 16, 83–84 (1991).

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Key words

  • Abdomen, CT
  • Spleen, peliosis