Knowledge Check

Match the function with the anatomical compartment of the spleen:


Filtration
Antibody production
White pulp
Red pulp
Correct! Sorry, Incorrect.

Sort the causes of splenomegaly according to the mechanism

Amyloidosis
Cysts
Malaria
Tubercolosis
Congestive heart failure
CML
Cirrhosis
Portal vein thrombosis
Hereditary spherocytosis
Gaucher
Felty’s
Infiltration
Work hypertophy
Congestion

True of false: the physical exam is highly sensitive for detecting splenomegaly:

a
True
b
False
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