Wandering spleen: Case report and literature review
The spleen is fixed in the left upper abdominal quadrant by various ligaments. Any ligament laxity or defect will result in a rare condition called “wandering spleen.” <500 cases have been reported in the literature. This study presents the case of 22-year-old female who was presented with nonspecific chronic abdominal pain and distention although; she had normal abdominal examination and laboratory investigations. A computed tomography scan showed a homogenous pelvic mass, suggesting a wandering spleen; therefore, a laparoscopic splenectomy was performed. The objective of this study was to report and review a rare condition that requires a high index of suspicion to make a correct diagnosis.
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