Volume 20, Issue 2 (October 1996)                   Research in Medicine 1996, 20(2): 64-68 | Back to browse issues page

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Sadeghian N. Splenic Torsion in a Wandering Spleen Presenting As Intestinal Obstruction. Research in Medicine. 1996; 20 (2) :64-68
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2324-en.html
Shaheed Beheshti Universtiy of Medical Sciences,Iran.
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The -presented patient is a 4 year old boy who is a known case of Niemannpick disease. He presented with restlessness, anorexia, Vomiting and constipation. On the physical exam the cbdomen was distended and a large and a large and mobile mass in right lower quadrant was palpated. Plain abdominal X-Ray showed air-fluid levels. The patient underwent an emergent operation. The splenic pedicle was twisted and the spleen was infarcted, so a splenectomy was performed. The patient was dischargefrom the hospital on the 9th postoperative
 day without any complication.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/02/23 | Accepted: 2020/02/23 | Published: 2020/02/23

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