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Radionuclide imaging in thoracic splenosis and a review of the literature

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dc.contributor.author Yammine, Joseph N.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-16T11:53:50Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-16T11:53:50Z
dc.date.copyright 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1536-0229 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10458
dc.description.abstract Splenosis is defined as the autotransplantation of splenic tissue to abnormal locations after splenic injury. Although abdominal splenosis is the most common form and is usually discovered at laparotomy, thoracic splenosis is less common and occurs as an asymptomatic peripheral pulmonary nodule, incidentally discovered on a routine chest radiograph. Given the long interval between the initial trauma and its discovery, thoracic splenosis is rarely considered in the differential diagnosis of left-sided, pleural-based pulmonary nodules or masses. The diagnosis is often a result of surgery. The authors report an additional case of thoracic splenosis, review the literature, and discuss nonsurgical diagnostic methods. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Radionuclide imaging in thoracic splenosis and a review of the literature en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201004814 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Clinical Nuclear Medicine en_US
dc.journal.volume 28 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 121-123 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.RLU.0000048681.29894.BA en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Yammine, J. N., Yatim, A., & Barbari, A. (2003). Radionuclide imaging in thoracic splenosis and a review of the literature. Clinical nuclear medicine, 28(2), 121-123. en_US
dc.author.email joseph.yammine@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://oce.ovid.com/article/00003072-200302000-00006/HTML en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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