Abdominal CT showed a subcapsular splenic hematoma and a large, irregular, cystic lesion at the splenic hilum.
The surgeon examines the splenic bed for accessory spleens with the laparoscope.
Pathologic evaluation of the spleen was positive for splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma.
The ligatures on his splenic artery and vein had slipped.
Many mechanisms of atraumatic splenic rupture have been postulated.
The hilum of the spleen contains the splenic vein, but the artery is out of the plane of section.
Flow cytometric analysis was performed on both splenic tissue and splenic hilar lymph nodes.
Ruth was referred to a vascular surgeon to assess her splenic artery aneurysm.
The radiologic impression was that the lesions represented splenic abscesses, and the patient subsequently underwent a splenectomy.
The splenic artery was encased by tumor, although there was no intraluminal invasion, and the artery showed severe calcific atherosclerosis.