What is the role of splenic abnormalities in the etiology of pneumococcal infection?

Updated: Jun 08, 2020
  • Author: Eduardo Sanchez, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Congenital asplenia


Decreased splenic function due to autosplenectomy due to sickle cell disease

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