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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.4 Spleen
Case 1.4.3 Splenic infarcts


Patient with splenic infarcts caused by a splenic artery dissection with peritoneal hemorrhage. The initial examination shows blood in the peritoneal cavity but no clear splenic abnormalities

Blood in the peritoneal cavity
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Blood around the spleen
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Blood around the spleen
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Patient with splenic infarcts caused by a splenic artery dissection with peritoneal hemorrhage. The CT scan shows blood in the peritoneal cavity and an inhogeneous spleen

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Patient with splenic infarcts caused by a splenic artery dissection with peritoneal hemorrhage. The repeat ultrasound examination after a few days shows an inhogeneous spleen with wedge shaped non vascularized areas

Wedge shaped non vascularized areas
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Inhogeneous spleen
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Wedge shaped non vascularized areas
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Inhogeneous spleen
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Splenic artery dissection
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