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Disease Wandering Spleen

Name Wandering Spleen
Synonyms Displaced Spleen | Displaced Spleens | Drifting Spleen | Drifting Spleens | Floating Spleen | Floating Spleens | Ptoses, Splenic | Ptosis, Splenic | Spleen, Displaced | Spleen, Drifting | Spleen, Floating | Spleens, Displaced | Spleens, Drifting | Spleens, Floating | Spleens, Wandering | Spleen, Wandering | Splenic Ptoses | Splenic Ptosis | Splenoptoses | Splenoptosis | Wandering Spleens
Definition A congenital or acquired condition in which the SPLEEN is not in its normal anatomical position but moves about in the ABDOMEN. This is due to laxity or absence of suspensory ligaments which normally provide peritoneal attachments to keep the SPLEEN in a fixed position. Clinical symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN, splenic torsion and ISCHEMIA.
Categories Lymphatic disease
MeSH® ID D050805

Top ↑ Ancestors

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 Wandering Spleen

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