Wandering spleen: Report of two cases
Ahmet Turhan, Selin Kapan, Murat Gonenc, Mahmut Dogan, Ersan Aygun
Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, General Surgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
Abstract:Wandering spleen is a rare clinical condition which presents with a variety of symptoms with abdominal pain, abdominal mass, and acute abdomen. It may also remain silent until diagnosed by a routine imaging study. Treatment options may differ depending on the presenting clinical picture. Herein we present two cases of wandering spleen treated by splenectomy, with one of them admitted to our emergency clinic with torsion.
Keywords: wandering spleen, torsion, splenectomy, acute abdomen
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