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|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
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This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- Following surgical removal
- Congenital asplenia
- Functional or acquired autosplenectomy, diagnosis is confirmed by splenic atrophy and detection of Howell-Jolly bodies in red blood cells.
- Acquired autosplenectomy causes include sickle cell disease, tumors, infarcts, and cancer
Patients with hyposplenism are at increased risk of bacterial sepsis, especially due to infection by Pneumococcus.
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