Pathologic splenic rupture in a patient with follicular lymphoma

Aniruddha P Dayama, Rajan Kapoor, Jasmita Dass, Gurmeet Singh, Manoranjan Mahapatra, Haraprasad Pati
  • Rajan Kapoor
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  • Jasmita Dass
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  • Gurmeet Singh
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  • Manoranjan Mahapatra
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  • Haraprasad Pati
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Abstract

Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common indolent Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). It presents primarily with widespread disease which may be asymptomatic and involves the bone marrow in around 40% of patients . Although the disease is widespread at presentation the incidence of complications such as splenic rupture which are usually seen with other aggressive lymphomas is rare

Keywords

splenic rupture; follicular lymphoma; spontaneous

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