Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Splenorenal fusion. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleensplenorenal.html. Accessed August 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
- May be due to splenosis after splenic trauma or splenectomy; less commonly is developmental anomaly resulting in fusion of splenic and renal tissue
- May present as a renal mass or with symptoms of hypersplenism
- 51 year old woman with renal mass (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2003;127:e1)