Clin Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Short Communication | Open Access

Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen - Proper Diagnosis Prior the Surgery

Zapolska Gabriela1 , Justyna Magdalena Hermanowicz2* and Hermanowicz Adam3

Department of Radiology, Masovian Voivodeship, Ludwika Kondratowicza, Warsaw, Poland 2 Department of Pharmacodynamics, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland 3 Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, Medical University of Bialystok, Children?s Clinical Hospital, Poland

*Correspondance to: Justyna Magdalena Hermanowicz 

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The aim of this study was to summarize the diagnosis and treatment of Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen (IPAS) and differentiating between IPAS from Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (PNET). False diagnosis of PNET is still associated with unnecessary surgery.


Accessory spleen; Intrapancreatic accessory spleen; Neuroendocrine tumor; 68GaDOTANOC PET/CT; 99mTc-HDRBC scintigraphy


Gabriela Z, Hermanowicz JM, Adam H. Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen - Proper Diagnosis Prior the Surgery. Clin Surg. 2020; 5: 2969..

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