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Splenosis represents the deposition of viable splenic tissue in a different anatomic compartment, usually following trauma. The extent of deposition is related to the severity of trauma and amount of pulp tissue released into the abdominal and pelvic cavities. Thoracic splenosis, is the deposition of splenic tissue within the thoracic cavity and occurs in about 18% of cases.1 This splenic tissue is thought to perform normal splenic functions and draws its blood supply from surrounding tissue. The condition is usually discovered …
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