Torsion of wandering spleen and distal pancreas.

@article{Sheflin1984TorsionOW,
  title={Torsion of wandering spleen and distal pancreas.},
  author={J R Sheflin and Chang Man Lee and K A Kretchmar},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1984},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={
          100-1
        }
}
Wandering spleen is the term applied to the condition in which a long pedicle allows the spleen to lie in an abnormal location. Torsion of a wandering spleen is an unusual cause of an acute abdomen and is rarely diagnosed preoperatively. Associated torsion of the distal pancreas is even more uncommon. The authors describe a patient with torsion of a wandering spleen and distal pancreas, who was correctly diagnosed, and define the merits of the imaging methods used. The initial examination… CONTINUE READING

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