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[Intermittent volvulus of the spleen. Importance of splenopexy in children].

Authors
  • Scheye, T H
  • Malpuech, F
  • el Mjabber, C H
  • Vanneuville, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chirurgie pédiatrique
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1989
Volume
30
Issue
3
Pages
175–177
Identifiers
PMID: 2680129
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Wandering spleen in a child presenting as intermittent by abdominal mass is presented. Torsion of the spleen is rare, and the methods used to diagnose and treat this pathology are discussed. The diagnosis can be suspected preoperatively by the radioisotope scanning of the spleen.

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