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Vol 18, No 1-2 (2016)
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Cyst of the spleen — case report in own material

Magdalena Ćwiklińska-Dworakowska, Jarosław Szymczuk
Chirurgia Polska 2016;18(1-2):28-30.


In the paper the case of the patient with splenic cyst was described — the diagnostic workup including differential diagnostic as well as successful surgical treatment were presented.

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