Wandering spleen

Eshghi, F (1999) Wandering spleen. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 9 (24). pp. 49-53.

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Wandering spleen is a rare condition , which is characterized by excessive mobility of spleen , due to absence or lack of its suspensor ligaments , in which the spleen migrate from it�s normal position (left upper abdomen) to lower abdomen , and even into pelvis. The case was a 94-year young woman , admitted to Imam Khomeini Hospital with colic abdominal pain , without any previous history. On examination , wandering spleen was diagnosed and Surgery (Laparatomy) was recommended , but during Laparatomy , necrosis ( gangrenous ) of spleen was observed , and subsequently spleenectomy was performed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wandering spleen , Abdominal Sonography , Abdominal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@mazums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 18:12
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 18:12
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2651

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