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 CASE REPORTS
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 176-178

Giant pseudocyst of the spleen: A case report and review of the literature


Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

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K Kalinova
18-└-19 └rmeiska str., 6003 Stara Zagora
Bulgaria
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.16971

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Splenic cysts are rare lesions. Primary cysts have a cellular lining that can be caused by congenital events or parasitic infection (Echinococcus). Secondary cysts have no cellular lining and may be of hemorrhagic, serous, inflammatory, or degenerative origin. We report a case of pseudocyst treated successfully by splenectomy, and we review the literature.






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