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Wandering spleen with a ten-time twisted vascular pedicle

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

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.

Keywords

Wandering spleen; Twisted vascular pedicle; Pediatrics

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