Metastatic tumors to the spleen: a 25-year clinicopathologic study.

  title={Metastatic tumors to the spleen: a 25-year clinicopathologic study.},
  author={K. Y. Lam and Vincent Tang},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={124 4},
OBJECTIVE The clinicopathologic features of splenic metastases have seldom been investigated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and pathological impact of splenic metastases. CASE MATERIAL We reviewed the clinical/autopsy records and pathologic features of 92 Chinese patients (58 men, 34 women) with secondary nonlymphoid splenic tumors recorded during a 25-year period. RESULTS The incidence of splenic secondary tumors at autopsy was 0. 6% and at splenectomy, 1.1%. The… CONTINUE READING
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