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… (More)
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2010
2010
Wandering spleen is a rare condition defined as a mobile spleen only attached with its pedicle. It can be complicated by a… (More)
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2008
2008
Wandering spleen, a rare clinical entity with a high incidence of splenic torsion and infarction, was preoperatively diagnosed in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
1912 In the absence of large income effects, a neoclassical model of labor supply predicts a positive wage elasticity of hours… (More)
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1998
1998
Although rare in childhood, gastric volvulus and wandering spleen share a common etiology: congenital absence of intraperitoneal… (More)
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1996
1996
Wandering spleen is a rare condition that commonly presents with splenic infarction secondary to torsion. Splenectomy was… (More)
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1994
1994
Gastric volvulus and wandering spleen are related to anomalies in the intraperitoneal visceral attachments. When encountered… (More)
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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… (More)
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1990
1990
The diagnosis of wandering spleen is usually made at the time of operation owing to symptoms caused by torsion of the spleen… (More)
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1982
1982
Torsion of the wandering spleen is a rare condition usually unsuspected preoperatively. In previously reported cases in the past… (More)
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1977
1977
Eight cases of wandering spleen demonstrate that this rare entity has a characteristic constellation of findings which, though… (More)
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