Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Surgical removal of the spleen.
See also Spleen
Acceptable if traumatic, even if requires prophylactic antibiotics. Acceptable if removed for benign intra-abdominal lesion (after discussion with medical officer).
Unacceptable if for malignancy (including myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative neoplasms) immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) or haemolytic anaemia.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012