Acta Scientific PAEDIATRICS (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 6

Splenic Torsion in Childhood: A Case Report

Bilel Zakaria Samari*, Samia Krioudj and Zineddine Soualili

Pediatric Surgery Department, Laboratory of Applied Pediatric Surgery, Mother and Child Hospital, FERHAT Abbas University, Setif, Algeria

*Shared Authorship: Bilel Zakaria Samari, Pediatric Surgery Department, Laboratory of Applied Pediatric Surgery, Mother and Child Hospital, FERHAT Abbas University, Setif, Algeria.

Received: March 22, 2023; Published: April 26, 2023

Abstract

Splenic hypermobility is due to laxity or absence of supporting spleen ligaments. Its clinical presentation is variable and it may lead to an acute abdomen due to a pedicle torsion. We describe here a pediatric case of an acute splenic torsion secondary to a wandering spleen happened to a 2 years old girl who presented with abdominal pain and vomiting. Ultrasonography and CT scan showed an ectopic spleen with hypo-enhancement and the diagnosis of splenic torsion was highly suspected. The girl underwent a laparotomy that confirmed the diagnosis and a detortion was performed with a splenopexy.

Keywords:Wandering Spleen; Torsion; Splenopexy

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Citation

Citation: Bilel Zakaria Samari., et al. “Splenic Torsion in Childhood: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 6.6 (2023): 42-44.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Bilel Zakaria Samari., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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