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14 Has there ever been a case of accidental rupturing of the spleen?




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This article is from the the official alt.spleen FAQ, by Andrew Stellman with numerous contributions by others.

Andrew says: NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY MAIL TO ME REQUESTING MEDICAL ADVICE! I AM NOT A DOCTOR, AND WILL NOT GIVE YOU ANY USEFUL INFORMATION.

14 Has there ever been a case of accidental rupturing of the spleen?

Yes. Artist Matt Egan (me1f@andrew.cmu.edu) once related a story told to him by a relative, about somebody who contracted mononucleosis, tripped, fell against a coffee table, ruptured his spleen, and died. The actual cause of death was severe depression at the realization that he ruptured his spleen.

 

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