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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||The American Journal of Gastroenterology|
|State||Published - Jun 1987|
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