splenic hilum

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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Numerous gastric varices, porta hepatis and splenic hilum collaterals were noted.
A solid, malignantly appearing lesion was identified in the body and tail of the pancreas, infiltrating the splenic hilum and transverse colon.
3) Most accessory spleens (80%) are located at the splenic hilum, while fewer than 20% are in the pancreatic tail.
The distribution typically involves the porta hepatus, peripancreatic region, and occasionally the splenic hilum.
The head is situated within the duodenal c-loop, while the tail lies in the splenic hilum slightly superior to the head.
Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated multiple cystic lesions spread in the liver, splenic hilum and peritoneal cavity.
5-cm part of pancreatic tail and extending into the peripancreatic adipose tissue and into the splenic hilum (Figure 2).
Differential diagnosis of a mass localized to the splenic hilum includes primary and secondary neoplasm as well as infectious etiologies.
The splenic hilum was dissected and looped with a nylon tape over which a rubber tube was introduced with its outer end protruding through the port wound for approximately 6-cm to facilitate vascular control in case of gross bleeding.