Disease Information for Splenic infarct

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anterior chest pain to trapezius ridge
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Abdominal friction Rub
Abdominal Pain
Acute abdomen
Guarding/abdominal sign
Left Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Severe abdominal pain
Splenic flexure pain/syndrome
Steady abdominal pain
Upper Abdominal Pain
Asymmetrical breathing
Diaphragmatic Pain/Radiates to shoulder
Left anterior chest pain
Pleuritic chest pain
Non-localized shoulder area pain
Shoulder pain/left
Splenic friction rub
Splenomegaly
Acutely ill patient/signs
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Gauchers disease
Patient/Polycythemia vera
Population Group
Young Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Platelet count (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Spleen scan abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
CT Scan/Spleen abnormal/ABD
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal calcifications/ABD
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Multiple splenic calcifications/ABD
Xray/Solitary splenic calcification/ABD
Xray/Spleen/solitary lesion
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Abdomen Abnormal
Ultrasound/Abdomen and pelvis abnormal
Ultrasound/Upper abdomen abnormal
Angiography
Angios/Celiac/Abnormality
Angios/Solitary spleen lesion
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Asplenic state
Autosplenectomy
Leukocytosis
Splenic infarction
Thrombocytosis
Thrombocytosis in Children
Thrombocytosis in Elderly
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Spleen/thymus/RES/immune system (category)
Process
PROCESS/Arteriosclerosis/vascular/venous (category)
PROCESS/Infarction/ischemic process (ex)
PROCESS/Ischemic process (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Splenectomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Other Treatments
TX/Expectant/supportive treatment.
Definition

Insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the spleen due to emboli, thrombi, vascular torsion, or pressure that produces a macroscopic area of necrosis. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

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