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Jiang M.,Ningbo First HospitalZhejiang | Chen P.,Ningbo First HospitalZhejiang | Ruan X.,Ningbo First HospitalZhejiang | Ye X.,Ningbo First HospitalZhejiang | Huang Q.,Ningbo First HospitalZhejiang
International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine | Year: 2015

The acute torsion of wandering spleen is a very rare disease characterized by acute abdominal pain. Without early surgical intervention, wandering spleen can lead to splenic infarction or rupture. However, early clinical diagnosis is very difficult, so imaging modalities play an important role. We present a case of acute abdominal pain due to torsion of the wandering spleen in a 17-year-old girl, diagnosed by computed tomography and effectively managed by splenectomy for splenic infarction. © 2015, E-Century Publishing Corporation. All rights reserved.

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