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Hyposplenism

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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Mesenteric Lymph Node Cavitation and Hyposplenism: definition

Combination is a rare lymphatic entity related to celiac disease and is characterized by shrinking of a mesenteric lymph node and absence of functional (working) spleen tissue. Mesenteric lymph nodes are located in the mesentery, a membrane that holds the ...

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Hyposplenism: definition

The condition of having lost spleen tissue, called atrophy of the spleen.

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