Recurrent acute pancreatitis: An additional manifestation of the "wandering spleen" syndrome Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Pancreatitis
  • Spleen

abstract

  • A case of "wandering spleen" associated with recurrent pancreatitis and diagnosed with computed tomography (CT), is reported. The entity was also associated with a rotated, distended stomach, gastric outlet obstruction secondary to extrinsic compression of the duodenum, and partial small bowel obstruction secondary to extrinsic compression of a mobile, distended cecum that lay under the right diaphragm.

publication date

  • May 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8633547

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1034

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 91

number

  • 5