Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 36, Issue 12, pp 1319–1322 | Cite as

Evolution of the CT imaging findings of accessory spleen infarction

  • Resham Mendi
  • Lisa P. Abramson
  • Srikumar B. Pillai
  • Cynthia K. RigsbyEmail author
Case Report


We report the case of a 12-year-old girl presenting with multiple episodes of left upper-quadrant pain caused by torsion of an accessory spleen.

We present the CT findings of progression of accessory spleen infarction over the course of 7 days.


Accessory spleen Torsion Infarction CT Children 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Resham Mendi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lisa P. Abramson
    • 3
    • 4
  • Srikumar B. Pillai
    • 3
    • 4
  • Cynthia K. Rigsby
    • 1
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Medical ImagingChildren’s Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric SurgeryChildren’s Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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