Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Year : 2017 | Month : November | Volume : 11 | Issue : 11 | Page : AD03 - AD04

An Additional Visceral Impression on Spleen A Rare Anatomical Scenario

Shweta Kumari, Prabhat Goel, Shikha Singh, Vandana Mehta, Rajesh Kumar Suri

1. Senior Resident, Department of Anatomy, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India. 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India. 3. Senior Resident, Department of Anatomy, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India. 4. Professor, Department of Anatomy, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India. 5. Professor, Department of Anatomy, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Vandana Mehta,
Room No. 111, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi-110029, India.
E-mail: drvandanamehta@gmail.com

Abstract

An accessory spleen is a small mass of splenic tissue, found apart from main body. An unexpectedly rare location of accessory spleen in phrenicocolic ligament was encountered during the course of preclinical cadaveric dissection programme. The accessory spleen also created an oval impression measuring 2.5x2 cm on the visceral surface of the spleen. Precise knowledge of such anatomical variants is relevant to Radiologists and Surgeons in their clinical practice.

Keywords

Abdominal mass, Accessory spleen, Phrenicocolic ligament

How to cite this article :

Shweta Kumari, Prabhat Goel, Shikha Singh, Vandana Mehta, Rajesh Kumar Suri. AN ADDITIONAL VISCERAL IMPRESSION ON SPLEEN A RARE ANATOMICAL SCENARIO. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 November [cited: 2018 Jan 20 ]; 11:AD03-AD04. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=November&volume=11&issue=11&page=AD03-AD04&id=10844

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/26269.10844

Date of Submission: Dec 23, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Feb 16, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 25, 2017
Date of Publishing: Nov 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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