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Splenic torsion in the presence of renal agenesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9639635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 14-year-old male with left renal agenesis presented with a history of intermittent abdominal pain for over 1 year. At laparotomy, the cause was found to be splenic torsion. The case is presented with a literature review. A theory of the cause is also presented based on the regional anatomy and embryology.
M T Boschert; M A Helikson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-11     Completed Date:  1998-08-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  426-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Missouri-Columbia, Division of General Surgery, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Kidney / abnormalities*,  radiography
Splenic Diseases / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Splenic Infarction / etiology,  radiography,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Torsion Abnormality

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