Ectopic Spleen Mimicking Kidney Activity Post-Nephrectomy

DOI: 10.4236/ojmi.2014.41001    2,529 Downloads   3,505 Views  

ABSTRACT

Ectopic spleen may simulate kidney activity on renal scintigraphic imaging. Accurate diagnosis requires correlation with the patient’s history and anatomic imaging studies. We report a case where the spleen migrated to the left renal fossa and mimicked the left kidney after a left nephrectomy.

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Ma, H. , Da Silva, R. , Shah, M. and M. Freeman, L. (2014) Ectopic Spleen Mimicking Kidney Activity Post-Nephrectomy. Open Journal of Medical Imaging, 4, 1-3. doi: 10.4236/ojmi.2014.41001.

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