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Wandering Spleen

Known as: Splenic Ptosis, Spleens, Drifting, Spleen, Wandering 
A congenital or acquired condition in which the SPLEEN is not in its normal anatomical position but moves about in the ABDOMEN. This is due to laxity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Since 2001, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) has fully disclosed and offered compensation to patients… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study evaluated the effectiveness of two interceptive approaches to palatally displaced canines (PDC), i.e. extraction of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
HYPOTHESIS During the past 10 years, expertise with minimally invasive techniques has grown, leading to an increase in successful… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study evaluated the effectiveness of two interceptive approaches to palatally displaced canines (PDCs), ie, extraction of… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
There is a wide range of congenital anomalies of the spleen. Some are common, such as splenic lobulation and accessory spleen… Expand
Review
1994
Review
1994
A case of torsion of a wandering spleen in an 8 year old girl is reported. The authors discuss the aetiology and management of… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
Wandering spleen is an unusual entity, occurring in both sexes and at any age, but is more frequent in women of reproductive age… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The diagnosis of wandering spleen is usually made at the time of operation owing to symptoms caused by torsion of the spleen… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
Wandering spleen is an uncommon diagnosis and has been rarely described in children. A review of the English literature yielded… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Eight cases of wandering spleen demonstrate that this rare entity has a characteristic constellation of findings which, though… Expand