Splenic Rupture in Chronic Lymphoid Disorders: Possible Role of Opportunistic Infections.

Abstract

Two patients with lymphoproliferative disorders, one with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and the other hairy cell leukemia, developed spontaneous rupture of the spleen during the course of their disease. In both cases, this rare complication occurred during systemic atypical infections with Salmonella Dublin and Candida tropicalis respectively. We suggest… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/10428199009050987

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@article{Lugassy1990SplenicRI, title={Splenic Rupture in Chronic Lymphoid Disorders: Possible Role of Opportunistic Infections.}, author={Gilles Lugassy and M Sternfeld and J Van Der Wald and B Liftschitz-Mercer and Eran Nir and Alain Berrebi}, journal={Leukemia & lymphoma}, year={1990}, volume={3 2}, pages={135-8} }