Disease Information for Splenectomy

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Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Splenectomy
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hodgkins disease
Patient/Lymphoma, malignant, non-Hodgkins
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Burr cells on smear (Lab)
Howell Jolly bodies/rbcs (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Acid Phosphatase (Tartrate Resistant TRAP) (Lab)
PAP (Prostate Acid Phosphatase) (Lab)
Acid phosphatase, serum (Lab)
Basophiles (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
Poikilocytes (Lab)
Potassium, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Asplenic state
Babesiosis
Bacteremia Septicemia
Basophilia
Capnocytophaga Canimorsus (CDC group DF2)
Hemophilus influenza pneumonia
Hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari)
Hyperkalemia
Iatrogenic disorder/complication/effects
Malaria
Meningococcal arthritis
Meningococcal meningitis
Meningococcemia/Meningococcus
Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Plasmodium vivax/malaria
Pneumococcus infection
Pneumonia, pneumococcal
Pneumonia, recurrent
Purpura fulminans
Sepsis, overwhelming
Thrombocytosis
Thrombocytosis in Children
Thrombocytosis in Elderly
Hypercoaguability
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Spleen/thymus/RES/immune system (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Infection resistant to usual treatments
Pathophysiology/Poor immune resp/encapsulated bacteria
Process
PROCESS/Surgery (ex)
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Definition
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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