AffiliationDepartment of Diagnostic Radiology, Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Manchester.
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AbstractIntrasplenic metastases are an uncommon manifestation of malignant disease. The relative paucity of splenic metastases is thought to be due to the properties of the spleen as an organ of immune surveillance. We report five cases of splenic metastases from carcinoma of the ovary demonstrated by CT scanning and ultrasound examination. In this series, splenic metastases were associated with bulk disease and more anaplastic tumours. Increased availability of magnetic resonance imaging may improve the recognition of splenic metastases.
CitationIntrasplenic metastases from carcinoma of the ovary. 1990, 41 (6):418-20 Clin Radiol
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