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Revised: 9 April 2013, last major update October 2012
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- Autotransplantation of splenic tissue on peritoneal surface, abdominal wall or elsewhere after rupture or splenectomy
- Usually affects young men
- Common; may affect 67% of those with trauma to spleen
- May also implant within pleural cavity, lung parenchyma or brain
Autotransplantation spleen tissues|
- Red and white pulp, resembling accessory spleen
End of Spleen > General > Splenosis
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