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Multiple notches on the spleen, an important differential diagnosis for rupture spleen: An anatomical appraoch


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Author Details : Shivakumar A.H, Sumana R*

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 48-50


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Abstract

The spleen acts as a filter for blood removing the unwanted materials from blood. It is also a production house for the RBCs in pre-natal life, and post-natal period it produces Lymphocytes hence called a lymphoid organ & destroys aged RBCs. The spleen shows notches along its borders. These notches represent the fetal lobulated spleen. The present research study focuses on the notches denoting the incidence of lobulated spleens. In the present study, the spleen from fifty embalmed cadavers was collected during routine dissection in, Department of Anatomy & the findings of the present research study will be of fundamental importance to the physicians, surgeons, radiologists, and anatomists.

Keywords: Spleen, Splenic notches, Lobulated spleen, Rupture spleen.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijashnb.2019.012

How to cite : A.h S, Sumana R, Multiple notches on the spleen, an important differential diagnosis for rupture spleen: An anatomical appraoch. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2019;5(2):48-50

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