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Recurrent acute pancreatitis: an additional manifestation of the "wandering spleen" syndrome".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8633547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
Y H Choi; F A Menken; I M Jacobson; F Lombardo; E Kazam; P S Barie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-02     Completed Date:  1996-07-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1034-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Gastric Outlet Obstruction / complications
Intestinal Obstruction / complications
Pancreatitis / etiology*,  radiography
Postoperative Complications
Quadriplegia / complications
Spleen / abnormalities*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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