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What could have possibly led to splenic infarction in this patient is sudden enlargement of the spleen in response to overwhelming infection with subsequent hypoxic injury.
There have been no previous reports of splenic infarction as a cause of hyperamylasaemia.
Additionally our patient experienced splenic infarction and intracranial hemorrhage during the course of the disease.
1) In contrast, recurrent splenic infarction is less common in patients with the SC and sicklethalassemia genotypes, and splenomegaly often persists into adulthood.
1) More diffuse calcification may be associated with tuberculosis, histoplasmosis, Pneumocystis infection, or splenic infarction, as is seen in patients with sickle cell anemia.