Polysplenia

Common Name(s)

Polysplenia

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Following organizations serve the condition "Polysplenia" for support, advocacy or research.

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Heterotaxy Foundation

The Heterotaxy Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise funds for research and promote awareness of a rare disease called Heterotaxy Syndrome.

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Polysplenia" for support, advocacy or research.

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Heterotaxy Foundation

The Heterotaxy Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise funds for research and promote awareness of a rare disease called Heterotaxy Syndrome.

http://www.heterotaxy.org

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Polysplenia" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Splenic torsion in situs inversus abdominalis with polysplenia].
 

Author(s): C Lipponer, D Schubert, M Cohnen

Journal: Rofo. 2013 Aug;185(8):760-2.

 

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2013

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Polysplenia in an adult patient.
 

Author(s): Ivan Turkalj, Kosta Petrović, Sanja Stojanović, Ivan Mikov

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2012 ;51(22):3219.

 

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2012

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Splenic infarct with polysplenia syndrome and situs inversus.
 

Author(s): Tejas Suthar, Hiral Banker, Mukesh Shah, Gurudatt Thakkar

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A rare case of spontaneous splenic infarction with polysplenia and situs inversus is presented. The diagnosis was made by ultrasound and confirmed by CT which showed multiple aberrant right-sided spleens with situs inversus and one of the spleen showing low attenuation areas representing ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2012

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The terms "Polysplenia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Polysplenia syndrome with agenesis of the dorsal pancreas and preduodenal portal vein presenting with obstructive jaundice--a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): J P Low, D Williams, J R Chaganti

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2011 Nov;84(1007):e217-20.

 

Polysplenia, as part of the heterotaxy syndrome, is a rare embryological disorder which results from failure of development of the usual left-right asymmetry of organs. It is often associated with cardiac and biliary abnormalities, which are the usual causes of death in early neonatal ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2011

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Dorsal pancreas agenesis and polysplenia/heterotaxy syndrome: a novel association with aortic coarctation and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Suraj Kapa, Ferga C Gleeson, Santhi Swaroop Vege

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Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas is very rare and may be associated with other congenital disease states. It has a rare association with polysplenia/heterotaxy syndrome. Most commonly, these states occur due to errors in development of the asymmetric organs and may be associated with ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2007

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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