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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… 
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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… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study evaluated the effectiveness of two interceptive approaches to palatally displaced canines (PDC), i.e. extraction of… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study evaluated the effectiveness of two interceptive approaches to palatally displaced canines (PDCs), ie, extraction of… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Muchas especies de caprelidos del litoral presentan una amplia distribucion, algunas han sido citadas a lo largo de todo el mundo… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract. Two adults and a child with acute abdomen and surgically confirmed torsion of wandering spleen are presented. Computed… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Wandering spleen is an uncommon condition characterized by laxity on absence of the supporting splenic ligaments [1]. Patients… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Eight cases of wandering spleen demonstrate that this rare entity has a characteristic constellation of findings which, though…