Thoracic Splenosis after a Gunshot: Diffusion-Weighted MRI Findings


Tutar O., Bakan S., Samanci C. , Nurili F., Sayman H. B. , Akman C.

POLISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.80, pp.89-92, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/pjr.890856
  • Title of Journal : POLISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.89-92

Abstract

Background: Intrathoracic splenosis is a rare condition resulting from concomitant rupture of the spleen and left hemidiaphragm after a traumatic event involving the spleen and the diaphragma and is defined as autotransplantation of splenic tissue in thorax.