Pham D, Duy A. Splenic cyst. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1992;92(5):661. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19220.127.116.111.
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The authors describe a patient who had a benign, secondary splenic cyst definitively diagnosed preoperatively by use of a computed tomography scan. Because it was not possible to distinguish between a primary and secondary nonparasitic cyst preoperatively, the treatment of choice was elective splenectomy. This procedure allows confirmation of the clinical diagnosis and involves low morbidity and mortality.
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