TITLE

Acute torsion of the spleen: diagnosis and management

AUTHOR(S)
Vázquez, José L.; Montero, Margarita; Díaz, Florentino; Muguerza, Rosa; Páramo, Cristina; Rodríguez-Costa, Alberto; Vázquez, José L; Díaz, Florentino; Páramo, Cristina; Rodríguez-Costa, Alberto
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Pediatric Surgery International;Feb2004, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
We present a 2-year-old girl with a 24-hour history of abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting. The diagnosis of acute splenic torsion was made by means of color and power Doppler ultrasound. Management of this rare surgical emergency is discussed.
ACCESSION #
16127082

 

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