Torsion of wandering spleen treated by laparoscopic splenope
A wandering spleen is a mobile spleen as a result of deficient splenic peritoneal ligaments and elongation of its vascular pedicle. It is a rare entity affecting mainly young adults commonly females and children, presenting as an asymptomatic abdominal mass or abdominal discomfort due to torsion and de-torsion of the pedicle.

International Journal of Surgery case reports, report a 35-year-old female presented with intermittent colicky abdominal pain that worsened in severity over three weeks. Diagnostic laparoscopy showed torsion of spleen without infarction. Detorsion and Splenopexy in an extra-peritoneal pouch was performed. Post operatively, the patient recovered well and was healthy at two months follow up.

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