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spleen arterial supply

spleen venous drainage
1.short gastric a.
2.splenic a.

1.splenic v. --> portal v.
delayed splenic rupture time frame
2 wks post-trauma
ruptured spleen signs/sx
1.hemoperitoneum
2.Kehr's sign,
3.LUQ abd pain
4.Ballance's sign
Kehr's sign
L) shoulder pain due to splenic rupture
Ballance's sign
LUQ dullness to percussion
spleen injury dx
CT abd (if stable)
DPL/FAST (if unstable)
OPSS bugs
overwhelming postsplenectomy sepsis

encapsulated bugs
best time to immunize splenectomy pts
pre-op
lab abnormalities post-splenectomy
1.elevated WBC
2.thrombocytosis
3.abnl RBC smear
thrombocytosis Tx
if > 1M platelets, give ASA
most common cause of splenic vein thrombosis
pancreatitis
gastric varices due to splenic vein thrombosis Tx?
splenectomy
hyposplenism seen in...
UC
splenectomy pts need which vaccines?
1.pneumo
2.meningo
3.hib
most common cause of failure to correct thrombocyotpenia after splenectomy for ITP?
accessory spleen
TTP Tx
plasmapheresis
most common physical finding in portal HTN
splenomegaly