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CT findings in congenital anomalies of the spleen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11511506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is a wide range of congenital anomalies of the spleen. Some are common, such as splenic lobulation and accessory spleen. Other less common conditions, such as wandering spleen and polysplenia, have particular clinical significance. Radiologists need to be aware of the various congenital variants of the spleen in order to recognize clinically important anomalies and to avoid mistaking less significant ones for an abnormality. In this pictorial review, the embryology of congenital anomalies of the spleen as well as their appearance on CT are described, diagnostic pitfalls are identified and complications of the anomalies are discussed.
G Gayer; R Zissin; S Apter; E Atar; O Portnoy; Y Itzchak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0007-1285     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-20     Completed Date:  2001-09-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  767-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / radiography
Spleen / abnormalities*,  embryology,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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