A wandering spleen presenting as a pelvic mass: case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

Wandering spleens are rare clinical entities found more commonly in females. We report a young female patient found to harbour a pelvic spleen. The literature regarding this rare ectopia is reviewed. The wandering spleen should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pelvic masses.

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@article{Zarrintan2007AWS, title={A wandering spleen presenting as a pelvic mass: case report and review of the literature.}, author={Sina Zarrintan and Firoozeh Jamali and R. Shane Tubbs and Amir Afshin Khaki and Ali Salavati and Asghar Tanoomand}, journal={Folia morphologica}, year={2007}, volume={66 2}, pages={152-4} }