Recurrent abdominal pain in a woman with a wandering spleen.

@article{Tan2007RecurrentAP,
  title={Recurrent abdominal pain in a woman with a wandering spleen.},
  author={H H Tan and London L. P. J. Ooi and Dongfeng Tan and Chee Kiat Tan},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={e122-4}
}
A 28-year-old Malay woman presented with recurrent abdominal pain for five years. She had delivered her child seven months earlier. She was found to have bicytopenia, with a haemoglobin level of 7.9 g/dL and a platelet count of 85 x 10(9)/L. Computed tomography revealed a wandering spleen. Complications of a wandering spleen, for which splenectomy is advocated, include functional asplenia (due to torsion of the splenic pedicle), splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis. A splenectomy was… CONTINUE READING

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Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
Complications of a wandering spleen , for which splenectomy is advocated , include functional asplenia ( due to torsion of the splenic pedicle ) , splenic infarction or splenic vessel thrombosis .
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