Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 2000;19(4): 253-255.
Torsion of a Wandering Spleen Appearing as a Reversed Splenic Hilum: A Case Report.
Mee Sun Chang, Dal Mo Yang, Myung Hwan Yoon, Hak Soo Kim, Hyung Sik Kim, Jin Woo Chung
Department of Radiology, Gacheon Medical College, Gil Medical Center.
  Published online: January 1, 2001.
ABSTRACT
Wandering spleen is a rare condition characterized by migration of the spleen from its normal position due to long splenic mesentery. Sonography shows absence of the spleen in left upper quadrant and a soft tissue mass resembling spleen in the umbilicus or lower abdomen. We present a case of wandering spleen, which could be diagnosed with sonography by the detection of reversed splenic hilum.
Keywords: Spleen, abnormalities; Spleen, US; Ultrasound (US), Doppler studies; Computed tomography (CT)
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