Infectious / inflammatory disorders

Author: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 March 2018, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: Spleen abscess[TIAB]

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Abscess. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenabscess.html. Accessed March 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Very rare
  • Due to trauma, subacute bacterial endocarditis or infection from another site
  • Abscess often walled off