Splenic Sonography

  • N. Hassani

Abstract

The well-trained sonographer can image most of the spleen by ultrasound. Many pathologic conditions are manifested directly or indirectly as changes in splenic size or consistency. Thus, study of the spleen helps the examiner to evaluate various diseases.

Keywords

Lymphoma Attenuation Leukemia Tuberculosis Anemia 

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Copyright information

© Springer- Verlag New York Inc. 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Hassani
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.State University of New York at Stony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Ultrasound Division, Department of RadiologyQueens Hospital CenterJamaicaUSA

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