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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Ectopic splenic tissue can manifest in two distinct forms: splenosis and accessory spleens.
Thoracic splenosis is an uncommon manifestation and, to date less than 40 cases have been documented in literature (3).
Splenosis is the presence of splenic tissue at various ectopic sites, usually the peritoneum, omentum, mesen tery, or pelvis, in relation to previous trauma.
Thoracic splenosis mimicking pleural and pulmonary metastasis.
There was no evidence of echinococcal disease or splenosis in the abdomen.
The lesions were highly suspicious for splenosis given the patient's history of trauma with subsequent splenectomy.
1) Splenosis is defined as the autotransplantation of splenic tissue, usually occurring months to years following abdominal trauma involving rupture of the splenic capsule.
Abstract: Splenosis is a common benign condition that occurs after splenic rupture via trauma or surgery.
Key Words: splenosis, thoracic splenosis, abdominal/pelvic/thoracic nodules
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.