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Wandering Spleen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Wandering Spleen
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.744.954
Unique ID
D050805
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050805
Scope Note
A congenital or acquired condition in which the SPLEEN is not in its normal anatomical position but moves about in the ABDOMEN. This is due to laxity or absence of suspensory ligaments which normally provide peritoneal attachments to keep the SPLEEN in a fixed position. Clinical symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN, splenic torsion and ISCHEMIA.
Entry Term(s)
Displaced Spleen
Drifting Spleen
Floating Spleen
Splenic Ptosis
Splenoptosis
Previous Indexing
Splenic Diseases (1967-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Wandering Spleen Preferred
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