Splenic amyloidosis: A case report of spontaneous splenic rupture with a review of the pertinent literature

O. J. Kozicky, Lawrence J. Brandt, M. Lederman, M. Milcu

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Abstract

A case of spontaneous rupture of the spleen as a complication and presenting factors of systemic amyloidosis is reported with a review of the pertinent literature. The sequelae of amyloid involvement of the spleen is discussed with emphasis on possible mechanisms involved in the causation of spontaneous rupture of this organ.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)582-587
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume82
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1987

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Splenic Rupture
Spontaneous Rupture
Amyloidosis
Spleen
Amyloid
Causality

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Splenic amyloidosis : A case report of spontaneous splenic rupture with a review of the pertinent literature. / Kozicky, O. J.; Brandt, Lawrence J.; Lederman, M.; Milcu, M.

In: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 82, No. 6, 1987, p. 582-587.

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