[Splenic abscess]

Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 1992 Apr;81(4):289-90.
[Article in Spanish]


Splenic abscess is rare and may be present either as a localized area in the spleen or as part of a generalized sepsis. A 35 year old man presented with a two month history of anorexia, weight loss, fever, abdominal pain and arthralgia. Multiple abscesses localized in the spleen were diagnosed by CT and splenectomy was performed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Abscess / diagnosis*
  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Splenic Diseases / diagnosis*