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Sonographic Biometry of Spleen Size in Childhood

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The size of the spleen in children can be correlated with body length. Ultrasound measurements can be used to estimate splenic size for comparison with population norms. The study was done at the Universities of Mainz and Freiburg in the Germany.

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