Incidence of accessory spleen in Bangladeshi cadaver

Authors

  • Md Ashraful Islam Chowdhury Assistant professor of Anatomy, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh
  • Md Mahbubur Rahman Associate professor of Anatomy, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh
  • Subaida Gulshan Ara Associate professor of Anatomy, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh.
  • Anjuman Ara Assistant professor of Anatomy, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh.
  • Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury Assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh
  • Tofayel Uddin Ahmed Assistant professor of cardiology, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh
  • Taslima Begum Mukta Assistant professor of Anatomy, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh.
  • Nahid Bintay Ansary Assistant professor of Physiology, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v1i1.13824

Keywords:

Accessory spleen, splenunculi, Incidence

Abstract

This cross sectional descriptive study was done to find out the incidence of accessory spleen in Bangladeshi people to create awareness of the presence of an accessory spleen in a patient prior to splenectomy. During this study one hundred and twenty human cadaver of which eighty-seven male and thirty- three female of different age group were dissected in the morgue of forensic medicine department of Mymesingh Medical College. This was a cross sectional and descriptive study carried out in the department of anatomy of Mymensingh medical college, from July 2007 to June 2008. Accessory spleen was found in 20% cases where 20.68% cases in male and 18.18% in female.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v1i1.13824

Community Based Medical Journal Vol.1(1) 2012 17-19

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Published

2013-02-17

How to Cite

Chowdhury, M. A. I., Rahman, M. M., Ara, S. G., Ara, A., Chowdhury, M. R., Ahmed, T. U., Mukta, T. B., & Ansary, N. B. (2013). Incidence of accessory spleen in Bangladeshi cadaver. Community Based Medical Journal, 1(1), 17–19. https://doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v1i1.13824

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