Spleen
Other nonneoplastic disorders
Sickle cell disease

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

Revised: 2 March 2018, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: Sickle cell disease[TI] spleen

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Definition / general
  • May have "autosplenectomy" due to recurrent infarctions
  • Gamna-Gandy bodies common
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Autosplenectomy