How are pseudocysts managed in splenic infarct?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Manish Parikh, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Pseudocysts usually are the result of prior trauma, with organization and liquefaction of the resultant hematoma, surrounded by a fibrous pseudocapsule. Small (5 cm) splenic cysts require treatment because the risk of rupture can be as high as 25%. [23]


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