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Renal splenosis presenting as a renal mass
Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Jun  2005 (Vol.  12, Issue  3, Pages( 2710 - 2712)


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  • Splenosis should be considered in the differential of any patient with a history of splenic trauma or removal and a solid enhancing mass near or within the kidney. Splenosis is the autotransplantation of splenic tissue associated with splenic trauma or surgery, and can be diagnosed properatively, avoiding unnecessary surgery.