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Pseudo-splenomegaly as a result of subphrenic abscess.
  1. J. Snape,
  2. A. R. Baker,
  3. Y. Rees


    A case of left-sided subphrenic abscess, secondary to perforation of a carcinoma of stomach, is described. The patient presented with a palpable spleen which was shown to be normal in size but displaced by the subphrenic collection. The importance of correct interpretation of this physical sign is discussed.

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