splenosis

sple·no·sis

(splē-nō'sis),
Implantation and subsequent growth of splenic tissue within the abdomen as a result of disruption of the spleen.

splenosis

[splēnō′sis]
multiple splenic growths in the peritoneum resulting from splenic rupture or iatrogenic injury.
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Splenosis of the omentum

splenosis

The autotransplantation of splenic tissue to atypical sites after open splenic trauma–eg, MVAs, gunshot, or stab wounds; splenic pulp implants appear as red-blue nodules on the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery, which are morphologically similar to multifocal pelvic endometriosis. Cf Hypersplenism.

sple·no·sis

(splē-nō'sis)
Implantation and subsequent growth of splenic tissue within the abdomen as a result of disruption of the spleen.

splenosis

widespread seeding of splenic implants on the serosal surfaces in the abdominal cavity; follows rupture of spleen, commonly after trauma.
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Also, leftsided pleural nodules with a history of prior trauma may reflect splenosis while empyemas occasionally involve the mediastinal pleura.
Accessory spleen needs to be distinguished from splenosis which is an acquired condition associated with splenic trauma or surgery having incidence of 67% in these patients (11).
Possible diagnoses are; endometriosis and splenosis.
Inadequate detection of accessory spleens and splenosis with laparoscopic splenectomy.
Ectopic splenic tissue can manifest in two distinct forms: splenosis and accessory spleens.
Splenosis is the presence of splenic tissue at various ectopic sites, usually the peritoneum, omentum, mesen tery, or pelvis, in relation to previous trauma.
In doing so, we touched upon issues such as bleeding, conversion, splenomegaly, splenic retrieval techniques, types of instruments, hand-assisted laparoscopic splenectomy (HALS), complications, approaches, accessory spleen and splenosis.
Abstract: Splenosis is a common benign condition that occurs after splenic rupture via trauma or surgery.
On detailed investigations like chest X-ray, CT thorax, Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Tc-99m scan, a diagnosis of thoracic splenosis was then made.
The lesions were highly suspicious for splenosis given the patient's history of trauma with subsequent splenectomy.
There are a few case reports of thoracic splenosis diagnosed by FNA cytology.
4) Similarly, thoracic splenosis (including intrapulmonary splenosis) is a rare condition occurring in patients following splenic laceration, sometimes resulting in several (or hundreds) of ectopic nodules because of hematogenous dispersal of native tissue.