Littoral cell angioma of the spleen.

  title={Littoral cell angioma of the spleen.},
  author={Y M Tan and K L Chuah and Wai Keong Wong},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={33 4},
INTRODUCTION Littoral cell angioma is a recently described vascular tumour of the spleen with an unknown aetiology. CLINICAL PICTURE We present a case of a 36-year-old lady who had a successful living-related renal transplantation 13 years ago. On follow-up, she was investigated for pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) and was found to have a large solitary hypodense splenic lesion. TREATMENT Splenectomy was carried out because an underlying infective or neoplastic cause for this patient on long… CONTINUE READING


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