A case of portal vein thrombosis associated with acute cholecystitis/pancreatitis or coincidence.

  • Mohamed El-Wahsh
  • Published 2006 in
    Hepatobiliary & pancreatic diseases international…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is complex and risk factors include local precipitating factors and acquired and inherited factors. It occurs secondary to abdominal malignancy, infection or surgical intervention. PVT is commonly forgotten as a possible cause of abdominal pain. The clinical picture may vary but abdominal pain and low grade fever are… (More)

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