[Spontaneous rupture of the spleen during chronic pancreatitis. A report on two new cases (author's transl)].

Abstract

Spontaneous spleen rupture during chronic pancreatitis is scarcely seen. About 2 personal cases, the authors study 15 published cases. The spleen break can occur in patients with a known chronic pancreatitis, or with pancreatic signs, or without any symptomatology. Diagnosis is hard: spontaneous spleen break often looks like an acute pancreatitis. The high… (More)

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