The wandering splenunculus: a diagnostic dilemma
- 1Cork University Hospital, Radiology, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
- 2South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Surgery, Old Blackrock Road, Cork, Ireland
- 3South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Radiology, Old Blackrock Road, Cork, Ireland
- Simon Rajendran,
- Published 10 August 2009
A 63-year-old man with a history of radical prostatectomy for prostate carcinoma was diagnosed as having synchronous rectosigmoid adenocarcinoma and ileal carcinoid. He underwent a sigmoid colectomy, right hemicolectomy and defunctioning ileostomy, which was successfully reversed 1 month later.
On a follow-up CT scan at 6 months, a 9 mm soft tissue density nodule was identified in …