Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 195--198

Pancreatic volvulus with wandering spleen and gastric volvulus: An unusual triad for acute abdomen in a surgical emergency


Ujjwal Gorsi1, Anmol Bhatia1, Rajesh Gupta2, Saranga Bharathi2, Niranjan Khandelwal1 
1 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ujjwal Gorsi
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector-12, Chandigarh - 160 012
India

Wandering spleen is a rare clinical condition which occurs due to laxity or absence of the normal intraperitoneal ligaments that hold the spleen in place. Gastric volvulus and wandering spleen share a common etiology of absence or laxity of intraperitoneal ligaments. The occurrence of simultaneous pancreatic volvulus has never been described before in adolescence. Herein, we report a case having wandering spleen with torsion, and gastric and distal pancreatic volvulus, an unusual triad in acute abdomen in an emergency setting, which has never been described before to the best of our knowledge.


How to cite this article:
Gorsi U, Bhatia A, Gupta R, Bharathi S, Khandelwal N. Pancreatic volvulus with wandering spleen and gastric volvulus: An unusual triad for acute abdomen in a surgical emergency.Saudi J Gastroenterol 2014;20:195-198


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Gorsi U, Bhatia A, Gupta R, Bharathi S, Khandelwal N. Pancreatic volvulus with wandering spleen and gastric volvulus: An unusual triad for acute abdomen in a surgical emergency. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Dec 10 ];20:195-198
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