Remember the indications of splenectomy using the mnemonic SHIRTS.
- +Splenic abscess
- Hereditary spherocytosis
- Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
- Rupture of spleen
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
- Splenic vein thrombosis
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