noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the spleen.
- General autopsy findings were significant for candidal bronchopneumonia and splenitis, hepatic granulomas consistent with chronic transfusion therapy, and bilateral renal glomerulosclerosis.
- A search of the literature revealed scant testing of the alleged association of acute splenitis with systemic infection and no criteria for diagnosing acute splenitis.
- At autopsy, mild acute splenitis and recurrent nodular sclerosis Hodgkin disease were found in fibrosed mediastinal nodes.
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