Spontaneous splenic rupture associated with CMV infection: report of a case and review.

The case of a 43-y-old healthy woman presenting with spontaneous splenic rupture is reported. The outcome was favourable after splenectomy. Although the diagnosis of CMV infection was established by serology, PCR and immunostaining, no viral inclusions were observed on spleen sections. The pathophysiology of the lesions was unclear given the multiple… (More)