Development of spleen during the fetal period

  title={Development of spleen during the fetal period},
  author={Bahadır {\"U}ng{\"o}r and Mehmet Ali Malas and Osman Sulak and Soner Albay},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
This study was aimed to determine the location and development of the spleen in the human fetuses. The study was carried on 141 dead human fetuses aged between 9 and 40 weeks with no marked pathology and anomaly in the years 2002–2003. The location of spleen with the neighboring structures, the existence of accessory spleens, notches on the borders, fissures on the surfaces, major ligaments and the shape of spleen and its hilum were established. The spleen was completely observed… CONTINUE READING
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