Diagnostic Challenge of Massive Splenomegaly.
|Ewa Konik*, Melanie Freeman and Joyce Johnson|
|Vanderbilt Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA|
|Corresponding Author :||Ewa Konik
Vanderbilt Internal Medicine
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received March 05, 2012; Accepted April 18, 2012; Published May 02, 2012|
|Citation: Konik E, Freeman M, Johnson J (2012) Diagnostic Challenge of Massive Splenomegaly. J Clin Case Rep 2:140. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000140|
|Copyright: © 2012 Konik E, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
Poorly differentiated malignant neoplasms confined to the spleen are rare. Their rarity and broad differential diagnosis in the setting of splenomegaly may create a diagnostic dilemma, in this case approached with splenectomy.