1The Second Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 2Department of Surgery, Nanpu hospital, 3Department of pathology, Kagoshima Municipal Hospital
Sarcoidosis, Spleen, Mass surveirance, Ultrasonography
Tumorous lesions in the spleen has been reported to be rare. We have encountered a case with multiple tumor in the spleen found by ultrasonography in the human dock. Splenectomy was carried out because primary malignant tumor of the spleen could not be ruled out by various examinations. Histological diagnosis of the resected specimens was sarcoidosis. Ultrasonic findings together with a review of the literature was reported herein.