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Torsion in wandering spleen: CT demonstration of whirl sign.
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PMID:  22829098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Wandering spleen is a rare occurrence. Torsion of the splenic pedicle is the major life-threatening complication of this entity. Preoperative diagnosis is based on radiological investigation. We report two consecutive cases, one adult and one child, in whom torsion in a wandering spleen was diagnosed based on a typical whirled appearance of the splenic vessels on computed tomography. We present a review of computed tomographic appearance of splenic torsion, and emphasize the "whirled appearance" as a specific sign for splenic torsion in wandering spleen.
Rajeev N Priyadarshi; Utpal Anand; Bindey Kumar; Vijay Prakash
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0509     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, 800 014, Bihar, India,
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