Wandering Spleen- A diagnostic Challenge: Case Report and Review of Literature.

@article{Faridi2014WanderingSA,
  title={Wandering Spleen- A diagnostic Challenge: Case Report and Review of Literature.},
  author={Mohammad Shazib Faridi and Ashish Kumar and Lubna Inam and Razi Shahid},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={57-60}
}
Wandering spleen or hypermobile spleen results from the elongation or maldevelopment of the spleen's suspensory ligaments. It is a rare clinical entity that mainly affects children. Among adults, it is most commonly found in females of active reproductive age. It may present as an asymptomatic mass in the abdomen, or it may present with intermittent abdominal discomfort because of torsion and spontaneous detorsion of the spleen. We present the case of a 37-year-old female who had features of… CONTINUE READING