[Portal vein thrombosis associated with hepatic encephalopathy].


A 54-year-old man who had been administered chlormadinone acetate 3 months after prostatectomy for prostate cancer, acutely developed disorientation and memory disturbance. Six days later, he experienced high grade fever and epigastralgia. He was suspected to have hepatic encephalopathy, because the Fischer ratio was low although serum ammonia level… (More)


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@article{Iwatani2005PortalVT, title={[Portal vein thrombosis associated with hepatic encephalopathy].}, author={Nao Iwatani and Yuichiro Inatomi and Toshiro Yonehara and Shodo Fujioka and Yoichiro Hashimoto and Teruyuki Hirano and Makoto Uchino}, journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology}, year={2005}, volume={45 3}, pages={235-8} }