Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(2):244-249.
Published online February 28, 1989.
A Case of multiple Splenic Abscess.
J H Kim, Y H Kim, J O Lee, E R Kim, S J Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Sung Ae Hospital, Seoul, Korea
다발성 비장농양
김준호, 김요한, 이진오, 김은령, 이순재
성애병원 소아과
Received: 30 May 1988   • Accepted: 26 July 1988
Abstract
The authors experienced a case of multiple splenic abscess in 3 years old girl with a chief complaint of fever, anorexia and abdominal pain for 2 months. The abscess cavity was detected by abdominal ultrasonography and computerized axial tomography. Computerized axial tomography appeared as a multiple round low density areas in the spleen. Abdominal ultrasonography appeared as poorly defined focal decreased echoes in the lower pole of the spleen. Surgical specimen, multiple abscess cavity demonstrated on the cut specimen. The literature regarding the subject was reviewed.
Key Words: Multiple splenic abscess




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