Wandering spleen with torsion in a geriatric patient


Wandering spleen is a rare condition that is extremely uncommon in the elderly. A case of wandering spleen with torsion in a 73-year-old female is described in detail. Our patient's presentation is unusual because in 1972, during a total hysterectomy, she had no evidence of a wandering spleen. Preoperative technetium-99 radionuclide liver-spleen studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02220456

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