Splenectomy

What is Splenectomy?

Splenectomy is a surgical procedure that partially or completely removes the spleen.

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would you have your spleen removed for itp ?

doctor1 MD

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Last option is splenectomy.

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Hi
ITP will be initially treated with medicines like Corticosteroids,...

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Dear Doctor, One year back i am diagnosed with ITP. Few months i have taken steroids. My Bone marrow , LFT , Anti-CCP, LUPUS, Anti DNA other test...

doctor1 MD

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continue revolade

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Hi
thanks for your query.

There is no relation between ITP and rheumatic fever, so no question of...

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enlarged spleen with itp proposed splenectomy

doctor1 MD

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Splenectomy is advised if there is no response to Corticosteroids.

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Hi & Welcome.
I can understand your concern...

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