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Epidermal Cyst of the Spleen - a Rare Case in Clinical Practice

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Splenic cysts are rare disease that are diagnosed incidentally during imaging studies. In recent years, through the development of diagnostic methods the detection of their are increased, although documented and described in the literature of cases is still low. The disease can be asymptomatic - this concerns mainly small cysts, but greater changes cause unspecific symptoms resulting from oppression of enlarged spleen on adjacent organs. Due to the etiology of cysts, they are divided into primordial and false. Primordial cysts have an epithelial lining which distinguishes them from false and they are divided into parasitic and nonparasitic. Because of the possibility of complications cysts usually treated surgically, with the aim to preserve the splenic parenchyma. We present a case of a 28-year-old woman who has revealed the presence of epidermal cysts of the spleen
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86
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4
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194-197
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published
1 - 4 - 2014
online
27 - 6 - 2014
received
8 - 5 - 2013
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_pjs-2014-0035
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