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Splenic torsion: a rare cause of splenomegaly.
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PMID:  1392027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report a rare case of splenomegaly, caused by recurring splenic torsion in a 31-year-old patient. On the basis of this experience and literature data, pathogenetic, symptomatological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects are discussed. Analysis of the clinical history and diagnostic procedures confirm the difficulty in ascertaining this condition preoperatively. In any case, splenic torsion should be considered in the differential diagnosis of painful splenomegalies.
R Dal Pos; S Loperfido; R Famà; A Maramieri; L La Torre; C Virgilio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Italian journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0392-0623     ISO Abbreviation:  Ital J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-28     Completed Date:  1992-10-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8000544     Medline TA:  Ital J Gastroenterol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  421-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Divisione IV Chirurgia, Ospedale U.L.S.S. 10 Treviso, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Splenic Diseases / complications
Splenomegaly / etiology*
Torsion Abnormality

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