Cavernous haemangioma of spleen: a rare case report

Authors

  • Manjiri Milind Makde Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Roma N. Rajdeo Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Pradeep S. Umap Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Anuradha V. Shrikhande Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150341

Keywords:

Haemangioma, Spleen, Massive Splenomegaly

Abstract

Tumours of the spleen are as such rare. Of these rare tumours, haemangioma is the most commonly encountered benign tumour with fewer than 100 cases reported. It is either an incidental finding or presents as splenic enlargement or with complications. Preoperative investigations are often inconclusive and may not distinguish between haemangioma and metastases. We report a case of 40 years female with cavernous haemangioma of spleen presenting as massive splenomegaly. Splenic haemangioma presenting as massive splenomegaly is extremely rare and deserves a mention.

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Published

2017-01-10

How to Cite

Makde, M. M., Rajdeo, R. N., Umap, P. S., & Shrikhande, A. V. (2017). Cavernous haemangioma of spleen: a rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 3(8), 2132–2134. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150341

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