Primary angiosarcoma of the spleen: A diagnosis to consider

A. B. Jain, M. J.R. Lee, P. G. Bevan, S. Y. Chan

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Abstract

We discuss a case of angiosarcoma of the spleen. Splenomegaly was discovered on a routine examination. At a later date it increased further in size and became painful. Peripheral smear and radioisotope scannings suggested non-functioning spleen with haemorrhage within the tumour. Characteristic features of microangiopathic haemolysis, suggested in previous reports, was not found in our case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-343
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume14
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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Jain, A. B., Lee, M. J. R., Bevan, P. G., & Chan, S. Y. (1988). Primary angiosarcoma of the spleen: A diagnosis to consider. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 14(4), 341-343.