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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-60

Multiple splenic abscesses


1 Department of Medicine, Sarder Patel Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Medicine, Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Harish Kumar
Department of Medicine, PBM Hospital, Bikaner, Rajasthan - 334 001
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2349-4220.159157

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Splenic abscess is a rare clinical entity with poor prognosis. But owing to imaging technique, diagnosis and prognosis have improved nowadays. Most patients who are presented with splenic abscess are immunocompromised due to predisposing risk factors like diabetes mellitus, intravenous drug abuse, trauma, bacterial endocarditis, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), chemotherapy, or steroids. Here, we are presenting a rarer case of multiple splenic abscesses with its complication in an immunocompetent healthy adult male without any risk factor.


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