Primary and secondary neoplasms of the spleen

R. K. Kaza, S. Azar, M. M. Al-Hawary, I. R. Francis

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With the exception of lymphoma involving the spleen, other primary and secondary neoplasms are rare and infrequently encountered. Primary malignant neoplasms involving the spleen are lymphoma and angiosarcoma. Primary benign neoplasms involving the spleen include hemangioma, lymphangioma, littoral cell angioma and splenic cyst and solid lesions such as hamartoma and inflammatory pseudotumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-182
Number of pages10
JournalCancer Imaging
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • CT
  • MRI
  • Neoplasms
  • Spleen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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