Bruised Spleen Outlook
What to expect with a spleen injury:
- Most cases of spleen injury resolve without complications.
- Severe spleen injuries may require surgical removal of the spleen, called splenectomy.
- Those that have the spleen removed are more susceptible to infections.
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