Polysplenia

Known as: Accessory spleens, Multiple accessory spleens 
Polysplenia is a congenital disease manifested by multiple small accessory spleens. [HPO:curators]
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence and CT features of the accessory spleen. CONCLUSION… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Absence of the spleen or splenic function predisposes individuals to risk of overwhelming infection. These infections are most… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We read with interest the recent paper by Gigot et al. [3]. In a prospective series of 18 laparoscopic splenectomies (LS), Gigot… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE To evaluate features of general immune function, in particular the restoration of the humoral immune response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Of 565 patients with thrombocytopenia admitted to Duke University Hospital between 1975 and 1985, 100 had splenectomy. Ninety… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
One of the important stages during splenectomy is the search for accessory spleens. The average frequency of accessory spleens is… (More)
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1981
1981
 
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Splenosis is the autotransplantation of splenic tissue that usually follows traumatic rupture of the spleen. Generally, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
 
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