The spleen is commonly affected and often referred to as sugar-coated spleen. The liver and heart are also sometimes affected and referred to as frosted liver (or sugar-coated liver) and frosted heart respectively.
Hyaloserositis of the spleen is usually considered benign, i.e. it does not necessitate any treatment.
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