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I am 79 with a 2.67x1.7 calcified splnic artery in the

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I am 79 with a 2.67x1.7 calcified splnic artery in the hilum- showed on a scan but no drs have contacted me after results
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 2 years ago.
Probably this requires confirmation with Doppler ultrasound to assess the blood flow to the spleen.
Splenic infarction can occurs when the splenic artery or one of its branches are occluded.
So basically your doctor may want to see the blood flow to the spleen by colour doppler.
I hope this helps