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The gastrosplenic ligament and all short gastric vessels were further divided by ultracision forceps.
The most common location is hilum of the spleen in gastrosplenic ligament (50%), but may be found behind the tail of pancreas (30%) or rarely within greater omentum of the stomach, mesentery of the small intestine, mesocolon, pancreas, (7) kidney (8) and pelvis as an adnexal mass.
During this migration, the spleen establishes its peritoneal connections with the left kidney and stomach through splenorenal and gastrosplenic ligaments.