Wandering spleen with a ten-time twisted vascular pedicle

  • Marta Peretti Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Arianna Mariotto Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Gabriella Scirè Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Elisa Pani Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Silvia Zambaldo Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Sanzio Bianchi Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Francesco Saverio Camoglio Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
  • Luca Giacomello | luca.giacomello@univr.it Paediatric Surgery Unit, Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

Abstract

Torsion of a wandering spleen is a rare cause of acute abdomen in children, usually diagnosed with color-Doppler ultrasonography and enhanced computed tomography. We report a pediatric case of torsion of wandering spleen.

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2016-12-20
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Keywords:
Wandering spleen, Twisted vascular pedicle, Pediatrics
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Peretti, M., Mariotto, A., Scirè, G., Pani, E., Zambaldo, S., Bianchi, S., Camoglio, F. S., & Giacomello, L. (2016). Wandering spleen with a ten-time twisted vascular pedicle. La Pediatria Medica E Chirurgica, 38(3). https://doi.org/10.4081/pmc.2016.119