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Overwhelming infection in children following splenectomy

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Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
57
Issue
2
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DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(60)80052-2

Abstract

Summary This patient underwent splenectomy at the age of 10 weeks for thrombocytopenia. He died suddenly presumably of overwhelming infection and adrenal hemorrhage after a symptom-free interval of 5 months.

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