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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 144-146

Pelvic splenosis presented as pelvis mass and gross hematuria


1 Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine; Department of Radiology, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, 6720 Bertner Avenue MC2-270, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
2 Division of Urology, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas; Department of Urology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. James Jing
Department of Radiology, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, 6720 Bertner AV MC 2-270, Houston, TX. 77030
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jina.jina_20_17

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Pevlic splenosis is a very rare condition, particularly when the condition is diagnosed during a hematuria workup. Hematuria can be caused by genitourinary system infection, urolithiasis, neoplasm, or trauma. Hematuria can be seen in patients with symptoms or without symptoms. The standard work-up for hematuria includes a computed tomography (CT) scan which can sometimes have incident findings that can make diagnosis difficult. We report a rare case of a 44-year-old patient with painless gross hematuria and the CT scan revealed a pelvic mass that was eventually confirmed to be a pelvic splenosis by a nuclear liver–spleen sulfur colloid scan.


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