splenic hilum

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splenic hilum

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a fissure on the gastric surface of the spleen, giving passage to the splenic vessels and nerves.
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The artery divided into two branches before it entered in the hilum of spleen.
We noticed a moderately enlarged spleen, a perisplenic haematoma, dense omental adhesions with hilum of spleen and adhesions to peritoneal and diaphragmatic surfaces of spleen.
Intraoperatively a tumor measuring 8.5 x 8.0 x 6.0cms was seen mainly at the hilum of spleen in close proximity to the tail of the pancreas.