J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Oct 1;10(10):OC22-OC25. Epub 2016 Oct 1.
Professor & Head, Department of General Medicine, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences , Hyderabad, Telangana, India .
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Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2018 31;2018:8610657. Epub 2018 Jan 31.
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
Background/purpose: Splenic abscess is rare with potentially life-threatening evolution. The aim of this study is to review the clinical features, microbiological etiologies, treatment, and outcomes of patients with splenic abscess.
Methods: We reviewed the admitted patients with suspected splenic abscess and made the diagnosis of splenic abscess. Read More
Int J Infect Dis 2009 Jul 12;13(4):524-30. Epub 2008 Dec 12.
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Division, IRCCS S. Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy.
Objectives: Splenic abscess is an uncommon disease, with a reported incidence of 0.14-0.7% in autoptic series. Read More
World J Gastroenterol 2006 Dec;12(45):7341-5
Interventional Ultrasonography Department, The University Clinical Centar Tuzla, Trnovac BB, Tuzla 75000, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Aim: To analyze the results of ultrasound guided percutaneous needle aspiration (PNA) and percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) in the treatment of splenic abscess.
Methods: Thirty-six patients (14 females and 22 males, with an average age of 54.1 +/- 14. Read More
J Pediatr Surg 2006 Jan;41(1):e53-6
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi 110001, India.
Background/purpose: Isolated splenic abscesses are rare in pediatric patients. The recommended treatment in the literature has been in favor of splenectomy, although conservative treatment with splenic preservation is being increasingly reported. We report successful management of 4 pediatric patients with splenic abscess by needle aspirations and antibiotics. Read More