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Case 5.1 

Case 5.1
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Case 5.1
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0129
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date: 19 October 2019

35-year-old man with a long history of diabetes mellitus and recent episode of peritonitis now presents with recurrent abdominal pain and fever

Axial fat-suppressed FSE T2-weighted images (Figure 5.1.1) show multiple hyperintense lesions in the spleen. The diffuse, decreased signal intensity throughout the remainder of the spleen is due to hemosiderosis and iron deposition. Gadolinium-enhanced axial 3D SPGR images (...

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