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Splenectomy

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment > Splenectomy

Surgery may be required in some cases when the spleen is hugely enlarged leading to manifestations collectively known as hypersplenism, which include anemia, increased risk of infections and bleeding tendency due to the spleen destroying blood elements.