A total of seven children with a diagnosis of splenic abscess
is an extremely uncommon condition with an incidence of 0.14-0.7% as per autopsy studies from western countries.
This case is unique because only one other case of splenic abscess
complicating ERCP has been reported.
Delayed splenic abscess
after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
Aseptic splenic abscesses
associated with Crohn's disease
A univariate analysis of prognostic factors for splenic abscess
including age, sex, abscess number, underlying disease, pathogens, and treatment methods was assessed using Fisher's exact test.
Liver and splenic abscesses
are found in 25% to 50% of CGD patients.
Case report of a splenic abscess
due to colon cancer, Gan To Kagaku Ryoho.
can rarely rupture or lead to fistulous communication with adjacent organs.
Search terms included "Inflammatory bowel disease", "aseptic splenic abscess
", "aseptic abscess", and "extraintestinal".
Sauerbruch, "Splenic abscess
and abdominal tuberculosis in patient with AIDS," in Z-Gastroenterol, vol.
A CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis should be performed to rule out a splenic abscess
. The missed diagnosis of a splenic abscess
has grave consequences as it may cause infections of the new valve .
INFARCTED SPLEEN (6) 40% PSEUDOCYST SPLEEN (4) 27% SPLENIC ABSCESS
(2) 13% EPITHELIAL CYST (1) 6% LYMPHANIOMA (1) 7% LITTORAL CELL ANGIOMA (1) 7% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Complications among patients were found to be stroke, heart failure, renal failure, septic emboli, splenic abscess
, lung abscess, pericardial effusion, aortic root abscess, perforations, arrhythmias, peripheral embolism.
Splenectomy is needed if subcapsular hematomas, splenic rupture, splenic abscess
, or pseudocysts are seen; however, it is rarely necessary.