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Is there more than one kind of spleen disease?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Yes

There are many diseases of the spleen.
These can be a variety of infections that occur in the spleen, cancer can metastasize to the spleen, occasionally a lymphoma can start in the spleen, the spleen can be enlarged from cirrhosis or other conditions, and the spleen can be involved in destroying abnormal blood cells.

In brief: Yes

There are many diseases of the spleen.
These can be a variety of infections that occur in the spleen, cancer can metastasize to the spleen, occasionally a lymphoma can start in the spleen, the spleen can be enlarged from cirrhosis or other conditions, and the spleen can be involved in destroying abnormal blood cells.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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In brief: Yes

A number of disease states affect the spleen- from mononucleosis, cancer, malaria, and many more.

In brief: Yes

A number of disease states affect the spleen- from mononucleosis, cancer, malaria, and many more.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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