A 42-year-old female asked:
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is it possible that there is a connection between my ulcerative colitis and 2-3 inch lesion on my spleen?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Hyposplenism: As far as I'm aware the only association is hyposplenism. You should direct your questions to a good GI doctor.
Answered on May 27, 2015
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
COLITIS: I could find no direct correlation . Splenic lesions need to be monitored an abdominal MRI should be done to determine if it is a splenic infarct. If it is then you should have a full clotting work up and consult by a hematologist if blood thinners are indicated
Answered on May 27, 2015

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