Cystic masses of the spleen: radiologic-pathologic correlation.

@article{Urrutia1996CysticMO,
  title={Cystic masses of the spleen: radiologic-pathologic correlation.},
  author={Maria Jose Martinez Urrutia and Patricia J. Mergo and Luis H Ros and Galina Morales Torres and Pablo R. Ros},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={1996},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={107-29}
}
Many focal splenic lesions may appear to be cystic at cross-sectional imaging. In this article, the following types of cystic splenic masses are discussed: congenital (true cyst), inflammatory (abscesses, hydatid cyst), vascular (infarction, peliosis), posttraumatic (hematoma, false cyst), and neoplastic (hemangioma, lymphangioma, lymphoma, metastasis). The key findings at ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging can be correlated with underlying gross and microscopic… CONTINUE READING

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