Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass

Abstract Splenosis is a medical condition that seldom occurs after splenic tissue spillage via trauma or surgery. Ectopic spleen tissues can be found almost anywhere within the body. Albeit benign, it is often misdiagnosed as a tumor. Surgery is not indicated unless symptomatic. The imaging of choic...

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Main Authors: Jad A. Degheili, Nassib F. Abou Heidar
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Wiley 2019-11-01
Series:Clinical Case Reports
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Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.2419
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spelling doaj-b2fbad7c5c504ce8a325de6bbbf322e42020-11-25T01:39:56ZengWileyClinical Case Reports2050-09042019-11-017112247224910.1002/ccr3.2419Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic massJad A. Degheili0Nassib F. Abou Heidar1Division of Urology Department of Surgery American University of Beirut‐Medical Center Beirut LebanonDivision of Urology Department of Surgery American University of Beirut‐Medical Center Beirut LebanonAbstract Splenosis is a medical condition that seldom occurs after splenic tissue spillage via trauma or surgery. Ectopic spleen tissues can be found almost anywhere within the body. Albeit benign, it is often misdiagnosed as a tumor. Surgery is not indicated unless symptomatic. The imaging of choice for pelvic splenosis, although conventional, is a sulfur colloid nuclear scintigraphy.https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.2419pelvisspleensplenosisTechnitium‐99m sulfur colloid scintigraphy
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author Jad A. Degheili
Nassib F. Abou Heidar
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Nassib F. Abou Heidar
Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
Clinical Case Reports
pelvis
spleen
splenosis
Technitium‐99m sulfur colloid scintigraphy
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Nassib F. Abou Heidar
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title Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
title_short Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
title_full Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
title_fullStr Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
title_full_unstemmed Pelvic splenosis—A rare cause of pelvic mass
title_sort pelvic splenosis—a rare cause of pelvic mass
publisher Wiley
series Clinical Case Reports
issn 2050-0904
publishDate 2019-11-01
description Abstract Splenosis is a medical condition that seldom occurs after splenic tissue spillage via trauma or surgery. Ectopic spleen tissues can be found almost anywhere within the body. Albeit benign, it is often misdiagnosed as a tumor. Surgery is not indicated unless symptomatic. The imaging of choice for pelvic splenosis, although conventional, is a sulfur colloid nuclear scintigraphy.
topic pelvis
spleen
splenosis
Technitium‐99m sulfur colloid scintigraphy
url https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.2419
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