asplenia

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asplenia

 [ah-sple´ne-ah]
absence of the spleen.

a·sple·ni·a

(ā-splē'nē-ă),
Congenital or acquired absence of the spleen (for example, after surgical removal).

asplenia

/asple·nia/ (a-sple´ne-ah) absence of the spleen.
functional asplenia  impaired reticuloendothelial function of the spleen, as seen in children with sickle cell anemia.

asplenia

[āsplē′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, without, spleen
absence of a spleen. The condition may be congenital or result from surgical removal.

a·sple·ni·a

(ā-splē'nē-ă)
Congenital or surgical absence of the spleen (e.g., after surgical removal).

asplenia

absence of the spleen.
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Dead circulating intraerythrocytic parasites in patients who have hyposplenia can be recognized morphologically, but the article does not provide details on this.
Tc] sulfur colloid scan (Figure 3) demonstrated evidence of functional hyposplenia and focal activity in the left scrotum, suggesting ectopic reticuloendothelial or possibly splenic tissue.