Splenosis

Case contributed by Dr Nikos Karapasias

Presentation

Old man with history of splenectomy for splenic rupture.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male
CT

Incidentally discovered well-defined homogeneous nodules ranging in size at the anatomical site of the spleen > left subdiaphragmatic and anterior to the left colon.

Focused

CT

Incidentally discovered well-defined homogeneous nodules (yellow arrows) ranging in size at the anatomical site of the spleen > left subdiaphragmatic and anterior to the left colon.

Case Discussion

Posttraumatic autotransplantation of splenic tissue in various compartments of the body (splenosis).

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