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J Trauma Inj. 2018 Aug;31(2):87-90. English. Case Report.
Lee H , Kang BH , Kwon J , Lee JC .
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.

Non-operative management has been preferred in blunt spleen injury. Moreover children are more susceptible to post-splenectomy infection, spleen should be preserved if possible. However, splenectomy is inevitable to patients with severe splenic injury. Therefore splenic autotransplantation could be the last chance for preserving splenic function in these patients although efficacy has not proven. Here we reported four cases of children who were underwent splenic autotransplantation successfully after blunt trauma.

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