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Splenosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Splenosis
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.744.742.500
C26.017.680.500
C26.761.555.500
Unique ID
D017890
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017890
Scope Note
The spontaneous transplantation of splenic tissue to unusual sites after open splenic trauma, e.g., after automobile accidents, gunshot or stab wounds. The splenic pulp implants appear as red-blue nodules on the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery, morphologically similar to multifocal pelvic endometriosis. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Previous Indexing
Spleen (1966-1993)
Splenic Diseases (1966-1993)
Splenic Rupture (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2016/01/19
Splenosis Preferred
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