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Rare disease
Right abdominal mass in a 2 year-old child
  1. Constantinos A Parisinos1,
  2. Ibrahim Matter2,
  3. Jeorge G Mogilner3,
  4. Mark A Rodrigues4,
  5. Nadav Slijper3
  1. 1Department of Internal Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of General Surgery, Bnai Zion Hospital, Haifa, Israel
  3. 3Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Hospital, Haifa, Israel
  4. 4Department of Radiology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Constantinos A Parisinos, c.a.parisinos{at}


The authors report a case of a wandering spleen presenting as a right lower quadrant abdominal mass, 2 years post a transabdominal left diaphragmatic hernia repair in a 2-year-old child with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The wandering spleen was fixed laparoscopically in an extraperitoneal pouch.

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