Hepatic splenosis mimicking liver metastases in a patient with history of childhood immature teratoma

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Jereb Sara ; Trotovsek Blaz ; Skrbinc Breda (2016)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Radiology and Oncology, volume 50, issue 2, pages 212-217 (issn: 1581-3207, eissn: 1581-3207)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2478/raon-2014-0040, pmc: PMC4852965
  • Subject: laparoscopy | metastases | Case Report | hepatic splenosis | R895-920 | teratoma | Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine

Abstract Background Hepatic splenosis is rare condition, preceded by splenectomy or spleen trauma, the term refers to nodular implantation of normal splenic tissue in the liver. In patients with history of malignancy in particular, it can be mistaken for metastases and ... View more
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