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Red Pulp of the Spleen

Summary Information: Red Pulp of the Spleen

Red Pulp of the Spleen: The red pulp of the spleen provides the blood-filtering function of the spleen. It destroys abnormal or old red blood cells and is a storage place for some elements of blood, including iron, white blood cells, and platelets. It also contains phagocytes, which attack and ingest certain pathogens.

Conditions that can afflict the red pulp of the spleen include splenomegaly, ruptured spleen, trauma, leukemia, lymphomas, infections, and splenic vein obstruction.

Closely Related Organs: Red Pulp of the Spleen

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Other Names: Red Pulp of the Spleen

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Sub Parts: Red Pulp of the Spleen

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Red Pulp of the Spleen

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