The Wandering Spleen
A. Ravid, D. Lev, V. Makarin, Y. Klausner, M. Umansky Y. Kluger
Surgery B and C Depts., Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
We describe a 26-year-old woman with thrombocytopenia discovered during gestation. On admission for evaluation of abdominal pain, torsion of an ectopic spleen was found. The spleen was removed and the thrombocytopenia resolved.