Síndrome posesplenectomía

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Definición

Es el grupo de síntomas y signos que se presentan frecuentemente después de la cirugía para extirpar el bazo (esplenectomía).

Los exámenes abarcan:

Nombres alternativos

Esplenectomía - síndrome posoperatorio

Causas

Síntomas

Pruebas y exámenes

Tratamiento

Grupos de apoyo

Pronóstico

Posibles complicaciones

Los posibles problemas médicos a largo plazo abarcan:

Cuándo contactar a un profesional médico

Prevención

Referencias

Shurin SB. The spleen and its disorders. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ Jr., Shattil SJ, eds. Hoffman Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2008:chap 163.

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  • Last reviewed on 2/28/2011
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