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Spleen Disorders

This category comprises disorders of the spleen that involve damage to splenic tissue or impairment of its functions due to malnutrition, hormonal imbalance, and immune mechanisms.The spleen is the organ that cleans blood and makes white blood cells. White blood cells attack bacteria and other foreign cells. Importantly, the spleen also makes antibodies.

Mesenteric Lymph Node Cavitation And Hyposplenism

What Is Mesenteric Lymph Node Cavitation And Hyposplenism? Mesenteric lymph node cavitation and hyposplenism combination is a rare lymphatic entity. It is characterized by involution (degeneration) of a mesenteric lymph node (abdominal) and absence of functional spleen tissue. Q: What ...

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What Is Hyposplenism? Hyposplenism is the condition resulting from having lost spleen tissue, called atrophy of the spleen. Spleen atrophy impairs splenic functions or activities because there are insufficient tissues to do the work required. Q: What splenic functions are ...

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