Histopathology of spleen


Spleen explanatory video

Spleen may become enlarged in conditions like hypersplenism (in which enlarged spleen occurs with reduced blood count), tropical splenomegaly syndrome, and in leukemias, and certain infections and the hemolytic anemias because of over activity of the macrophagic system which are abundant in the spleen. Splenic infarcts occur commonly in certain hemoglobinopathies like sickle cell disease.

 
 
Hereditary spherocytosis

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Spleen with hemosiderin


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Splenomegaly


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