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Acta Médica Costarricense

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MURILLO-ORTIZ, Juan Pablo  and  VARGAS-SALAS, Marco V. Obstrucción intestinal secundaria a vólvulo espléndico en un paciente pediátrico. Acta méd. costarric [online]. 2005, vol.47, n.4, pp.202-204. ISSN 0001-6002.

The occurrence of a wandering spleen is unusual, and even more a tortioned wandering spleen. The patients may present with various syrnptoms ranging from mild intermittent abdominal pain to an acute abdomen. We present a patient with intestinal obstruction secondary to torsion of a wandering spleen

Keywords : midguent volvulous; splenic volvulous; wadering spleen.

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