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Urol Radiol. 1990;12(2):91-3.

Splenic abscess arising by direct extension from a perinephric abscess.

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Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, California.

Abstract

A case of a perinephric abscess invading the spleen in a 25-year-old woman with bladder exstrophy is reported. Treatment utilized both percutaneous drainage and open surgery. Perinephric abscesses have not been previously reported to extend into the spleen.

PMID:
2238290
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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