Spleen Problems And Spleen Removal is sometimes misdiagnosed as Leishmaniasis

It has been reported that some patients have been misdiagnosed with Leishmaniasis , when in fact the correct diagnosis in their specific case was Spleen Problems And Spleen Removal.

The diagnosis of enlarged spleen is mainly suspected by feeling the abdomen and checking for signs of enlarged spleen. To confirm the diagnosis, a blood test, MRI or CT scan would be required. Removing the spleen is not the first line approach. The spleen will be monitored, and any underlying conditions are treated. If there is an infection, antibiotics are given,

Always consult your doctor or health professional, and do not self diagnose.

Symptoms can include:

Area behind left ribs tender to touch, pain behind left ribs, dizziness and a rapid heart rate, anaemia, increased infection risk, bleeding or bruising, feeling full very quickly

Symptoms are a guideline only and may apply to either the diagnosis or the reported misdiagnosis, or both. Consult your specialist for further information.

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