TITLE

Gezici dalak torsiyonu: Akut karına neden olan nadir görülen bir olgu

AUTHOR(S)
Koca, Bülent; Çınar, Hamza; Tarım, İsmail Alper; Güngör, Bahadır Bülent
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Gulhane Medical Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Wandering spleen resulting in torsion of the spleen is a rare clinical entity. It may result in acute abdomen. Wandering spleen results from congenital maldevelopment or acquired laxity of the splenorenal, gastrosplenic and splenocolic ligaments connecting the spleen with the surrounding tissues. Splenic torsion is a rare cause of acute abdomen. We report the case presented as acute abdomen and diagnosis of wandering spleen was confirmed with physical examination, abdominal ultrasonography and computerized tomography and splenectomy was carried out.
ACCESSION #
86875167

 

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