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splenitis

 [sple-ni´tis]
inflammation of the spleen, a condition that is attended by enlargement of the organ and severe local pain.

sple·ni·tis

(splē-nī'tis), Because this word is formed from Latin splen rather than English spleen, the spelling spleenitis is incorrect.
Inflammation of the spleen.
[splen- + G. -itis, inflammation]

splenitis

/sple·ni·tis/ (sple-ni´tis) inflammation of the spleen.

sple·ni·tis

(splen-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the spleen.
[splen- + G. -itis, inflammation]

splenitis

inflammation of the spleen, a condition that is attended by enlargement of the organ and severe local pain. Is usually a diffuse suppurative infection.
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n=19) Idiopathic Thrombolytic Purpura 14 Thalassemia Major 3 Splenitis 1 Idiopathic hypersplenism 1 Accessory spleen 3 Spleen size: Normal (5 x 11cm) 13 Moderate (>5 x 11cm) 3 High grade (6 x 16cm) 3 Mean Spleen weight (gms) 250 Conversion rate -- Hand assist 1 Mean Operation Time (minutes) 152 Concomitant surgery 5 Mean Blood loss 45 Transfusion 1 Complications 6 Mean Hospital stay in days 7 Mean follow up in months (3-88) 46 Preoperative platelet count (109 per liter) 15-45 Postoperative platelet count (109 per liter) >300 Accessory incision 19 Number of Trocar 4
It is unclear on what evidence the association of acute splenitis with systemic infection was originally based.
The prairie dogs in this study did not have necrotizing lymphadenitis or splenitis, which may indicate that these rodents were euthanized relatively early in the disease course.
Other frequent findings included necrotizing splenitis, enteritis, esophagitis, dermatitis and airsacculitis.
Necropsy results of the 3 birds revealed hepatomegaly and splenomegaly, and histologic lesions included necrotizing hepatitis, splenitis, and vasculitis.
Three-week-old SPF chickens challenged with the peacock isolate via intraperitoneal injection showed a typical pneumonia, airsacculitis, and splenitis.