Polysplenia[pol′ē-splē′nē-ă]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A condition in which splenic tissue is divided into nearly equal masses or totally absent; congenital heart disease and malposition and maldevelopment of abdominal organs are common; may be related to situs inversus. Most cases are sporadic, although some suggest autosomal recessive inheritance.

Synonyms
asplenia with cardiovascular anomalies , Ivemark syndrome , polyasplenia

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