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Massive splenic infarction due to left ventricular apical thrombus in a patient with giant splenomegaly
  1. Tomoya Hara,
  2. Koji Yamaguchi,
  3. Masataka Sata
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tomoya Hara; itumo-kimiwo-mitumeteru{at}

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A 49-year-old man presented to our hospital with episodes of left-sided abdominal pain and fever. He had a medical history of past treated polycythaemia vera and old myocardial infarction. He had been treated with oral aspirin, and no other antithrombic agent was administrated. Physical examination was normal except for tenderness at the left …

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