Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Jan 16;78:214-218. Epub 2020 Dec 16.
Department of Radiology, Ha Noi Medical University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam; Department of Radiology, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. Electronic address:
Introduction: An accessory spleen (AS), a common condition, is usually located in the hilar region of the spleen. ASs are not often large; however, after splenectomy, the initially inactive AS may become reactive and hypertrophic. Therefore, an AS can be misdiagnosed as a neoplastic tumor and removed unnecessarily. Read More