Splenic abscess: Sonographic diagnosis and percutaneous drainage or aspiration


During a recent 5-year period, 12 patients with splenic abscesses were evaluated by abdominal ultrasound (US) examination. Multifocal abscesses were noted in seven patients, three of them were secondary to infectious endocarditis, three were in immunosuppressed state, and one was caused by tuberculosis. The latter four patients had developed splenic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01888563


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