Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Wandering spleen. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenwandering.html. Accessed July 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Due to congenital loss, weakness of splenic ligaments or abnormal length of splenic vessels
- Susceptible to torsion
- May rarely be associated with polysplenia
- 22 year old woman with intermittent hypochondrial pain for over a year (Int J Surg Case Rep 2012;3:151)