splenoma

splenoma

 [sple-no´mah]
a splenic tumor.
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sple·no·ma

(splē-nō'mă),
General nonspecific term for an enlarged spleen.
[spleno- + G. -oma, tumor]
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sple·no·ma

(splē-nō'mă)
General nonspecific term for an enlarged spleen.
Synonym(s): splenocele (1) .
[spleno- + G. -oma, tumor]
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Splenic hamartoma, otherwise known as splenoma or splenadenoma, is another rare vasoformative lesion of the spleen.
Splenoma (splenic hamartoma) is a rare, benign splenic vascular lesion derived from splenic sinus-lining cells.
(6) Splenic hamartoma or splenoma is a well-circumscribed red pulp-only lesion that consists of anastomosing sinusoidal channels containing irregular lumina and cystlike spaces.
(6) Hamartoma or splenoma is a term proposed for lesions of the spleen composed exclusively of red pulp elements without white pulp and with scant fibrosis.
(2) Since the first report in 1861 by Rokitansky, (3) splenic hamartomas have also been called splenomas, spleen within a spleen, hemangiomas, posttraumatic scars, fibrotic nodules, tumorlike congenital malformations, and hyperplastic nodules.