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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005;48(12):3004-3008.
Published online December 1, 2005.
A case of pelvic splenosis after splenectomy: A cause of pelvic pain.
Jeong Kyu Hoh, Kyung Tai Kim, Sam Hyun Cho, Yoon Young Hwang
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wonkwang University Sanbon Medical Center, Korea.
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Korea. hwangyy@hanyang.ac.kr
Abstract
Splenosis represents the autotransplantation of splenic tissue, after splenic trauma or surgery. These splenic implants may be located anywhere in the abdominal cavity. These implants may misinterpreted as endometriosis or malignancy. We present a case of multiple pelvic splenic implants after a splenectomy.
Key Words: Splenosis, Pelvic spleen


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