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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 83–84 | Cite as

Peliosis of the spleen

  • Laurence Bruce Cochrane
  • Max Freson
Article

Abstract

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.

Key words

Abdomen, CT Spleen, peliosis 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Bruce Cochrane
    • 1
  • Max Freson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGroote Schuur Hospital/University of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Akademisch ZiekenhuisVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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