A torted wandering spleen: a case report

  title={A torted wandering spleen: a case report},
  author={Aman Sharma and Gisella Salerno},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
INTRODUCTION A torted wandering spleen is a rare clinical occurrence with fewer than 500 cases reported and an incidence of less than 0.2%. It is brought about through laxity of the gastrosplenic and splenorenal ligaments; however, the precise aetiology remains unknown. It can prove to be a diagnostic challenge with high mortality if misdiagnosed. CASE PRESENTATION We present the case of a 27-year-old woman of Arabic ethnicity, who complained of a short history of severe abdominal pain with… CONTINUE READING
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