Multimodality imaging of a neonatal wandering spleen Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Wandering Spleen

abstract

  • Wandering spleen, a rare entity, is caused by the absence or laxity of the normal anchoring splenic ligaments. Only three neonatal cases have been reported in the English-language literature. We present the clinical and multimodality imaging findings of a newborn with laceration and hemorrhage of a wandering spleen. The course was complicated by the concurrent diagnosis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, which confused the clinical picture when a falling hematocrit raised the question of rebleeding several days after presentation.

publication date

  • July 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clinimag.2009.09.001

PubMed ID

  • 20630344

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 302

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 34

number

  • 4