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    2. Ruptured Spleen: Symptoms, Causes, Surgery, and Recovery

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      WebMD looks at why a spleen might rupture, the symptoms of a ruptured spleen, and surgery to repair or remove this organ, which helps the body fight foreign bacteria.

    3. Ruptured spleen Overview - Mayo Clinic

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      Ruptured spleen — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms, treatment of this source of life-threatening bleeding.

    4. Splenic Rupture - Medscape Reference

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      Although protected under the bony ribcage, the spleen remains the most commonly affected organ in blunt injury to the abdomen in all age groups. While some ...

    5. Splenic injury - Wikipedia

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      A splenic injury, which includes a ruptured spleen, is any injury to the spleen. The rupture of a normal spleen can be caused by trauma, such as a traffic collision.

    6. A ruptured spleen is a medical emergency that occurs when your spleen develops a break in its surface. Your spleen, located just under your rib cage on your left side ...

    7. What is a ruptured spleen? What causes a splenic rupture ...

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      The spleen is encapsulated by a tough, elastic, outer layer that contains some muscle fibers. 5 Blunt injury to the spleen can cause the capsule to split open - hence ...

    8. Ruptured spleen - RightDiagnosis.com

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      Ruptured spleen: Introduction. Ruptured spleen: a ruptured spleen is a serious condition. Without emergency treatment, a ruptured spleen can cause life-threatening ...

    9. Ruptured Spleen: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment ...

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      What is Ruptured Spleen? A ruptured spleen is a condition where the spleen breaks or ruptures in its surface. It is a medical emergency and prompt medical attention ...

    10. Medical Definition of Ruptured spleen - MedicineNet

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      Ruptured spleen: Rupture of the capsule of the spleen that is a potential catastrophe and requires immediate medical and surgical attention. Splenic rupture permits ...

    11. The spleen is an organ of the lymphatic system located on the left side of your stomach (abdomen) under the rib cage and diaphragm in a region that is referred to as ...