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Ultrasonography of the Spleen

  • Peter Cooperberg
  • Dennis A. Sarti
  • W. Frederick Sample
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Abstract

Ultrasound can frequently be useful in the evaluation of abnormalities of the spleen. Although the normal spleen may be difficult to visualize ultrasonographically, most pathological processes involving the spleen cause splenic enlargement, and therefore, the ultrasound examination can be clinically useful when splenic pathology is suspected.

Keywords

Intercostal Space Splenic Vein Blunt Abdominal Trauma Splenic Rupture Splenic Hilum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Cooperberg
  • Dennis A. Sarti
  • W. Frederick Sample

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