Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 April 2013, last major update October 2012
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- Due to congenital loss or/ weakness of splenic ligaments, or abnormal length of splenic vessels
- Susceptible to torsion
- May rarely be associated with polysplenia
Upper smaller spleen|
Adhesions to upper border of wandering spleen|
Lack of attachment with rest of ptotic spleen|
End of Spleen > Congenital anomalies > Wandering spleen
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