The development of splenosis is a known consequence of splenic rupture. A case is presented of acute appendicitis in a patient with a past history of abdominal trauma who required laparotomy for unknown reasons. During appendicectomy a mass was found in the mesoappendix which proved to be evidence of splenosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|State||Published - Jul 15 1998|
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