Post splenectomy splenosis

Case contributed by Dr Fateme Hosseinabadi

Presentation

History of post traumatic splenectomy and nephrectomy

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
MRI

There are multiple intraperitoneal rounded and oval sessile nodules, with characteristic similar signal intensity to the spleen after splenectomy and left nephrectomy.

Case Discussion

Splenosis due to autoimplantation of focal deposits of splenic tissue in abdominopelvic after trauma and splenectomy due to splenic rupture.

Case courtesy of Prof. Ali Hekmatnia

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Case information

rID: 68733
Published: 11th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zahedan medical university

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