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Disease Splenosis

Name Splenosis
Synonym Splenoses
Definition The spontaneous transplantation of splenic tissue to unusual sites after open splenic trauma, e.g., after automobile accidents, gunshot or stab wounds. The splenic pulp implants appear as red-blue nodules on the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery, morphologically similar to multifocal pelvic endometriosis. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Categories Lymphatic disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D017890

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1. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Splenic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenic Rupture Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenosis
2. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Abdominal Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenic Rupture Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenosis
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rupture Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenic Rupture Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Splenosis

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