Traumatic splenic cyst. RPC from the AFIP

M. J. Faer, R. D. Lynch, J. E. Lichtenstein, J. E. Madewell, D. S. Feigin

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Abstract

Traumatic splenic cyst is one of many diagnostic choices when a mass is found in the left upper quadrant. In the appropriate clinical setting, demonstration of an intrasplenic, unilocular, avascular, homogeneous, fluid-filled mass with a smooth, sharply marginated wall should suggest a splenic cyst. On pathological examination, an epithelial lining implies a developmental origin. More commonly, no such lining is found and old trauma is assumed to be the etiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)371-376
Number of pages6
JournalRADIOLOGY
Volume134
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Faer, M. J., Lynch, R. D., Lichtenstein, J. E., Madewell, J. E., & Feigin, D. S. (1980). Traumatic splenic cyst. RPC from the AFIP. RADIOLOGY, 134(2), 371-376. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.134.2.7352216