The goal of this presentation is to show how Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection (OPSI) syndrome is a rare condition, associated with high mortality. Gross examination, histological and immunohistochemical staining, and microbiological investigation are complementary to correctly gain a diagnosis.

A Sudden Death in a Fatal Case of Pneumococcal Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection Syndrome.

NERI, Margherita;
2013

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The goal of this presentation is to show how Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection (OPSI) syndrome is a rare condition, associated with high mortality. Gross examination, histological and immunohistochemical staining, and microbiological investigation are complementary to correctly gain a diagnosis.
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