EURORAD ESR

Case 15299

Accessory Spleen in a Lumbar Hernia – An Extremely Rare Finding

Author(s)
David Campos Correia, Joao Diogo Oliveira, Francelina Fernandes

Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental; Rua da Junqueira, 126 1349-019 Lisboa, Portugal; Email:davidcorreia7@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 67 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast-enhanced CT
     

    Axial view - Accessory spleen can be seen inside a lumbar hernia (arrow) (2017).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;

    Sagittal view showing accessory spleen inside a lumbar hernia (arrow) (2017).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast-enhanced CT

    Axial CT showing the spleen (2017).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal CT Reconstruction

    Sagittal reconstruction showing the regions of interest (2017).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Contrast-enhanced CT

    Axial CT showing the vascular pedicle (2017).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Contrast-enhanced CT (coronal)

    Coronal view showing the herniated accessory spleen already present in 2016.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Contrast-enhanced CT (axial)

    Axial view showing the herniated accessory spleen already visible in 2015, with more herniated large bowel.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
Axial view - Accessory spleen can be seen inside a lumbar hernia (arrow) (2017).
 
Sagittal view showing accessory spleen inside a lumbar hernia (arrow) (2017).
 
Axial CT showing the spleen (2017).
 
Sagittal reconstruction showing the regions of interest (2017).
 
Axial CT showing the vascular pedicle (2017).
 
Coronal view showing the herniated accessory spleen already present in 2016.
 
Axial view showing the herniated accessory spleen already visible in 2015, with more herniated large bowel.
 
 
 
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