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Can you die from a splenic infarction?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes, but unlikely

A very large splenic infarction can be fatal, but this is unusual.
The underlying cause of the infarction needs to be determined, and treatment suggested. Atrial fibrillation or other heart rhythm disturbance is a common cause of splenic infarction.

In brief: Yes, but unlikely

A very large splenic infarction can be fatal, but this is unusual.
The underlying cause of the infarction needs to be determined, and treatment suggested. Atrial fibrillation or other heart rhythm disturbance is a common cause of splenic infarction.
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