Acute pancreatitis complicated with transient portal venous thrombosis in one patient with hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis.

@article{Lin2007AcutePC,
  title={Acute pancreatitis complicated with transient portal venous thrombosis in one patient with hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis.},
  author={Hugo You-Hsien Lin and Z. Y. Lin and Paul Ming-Chen Shih and W P Chuang},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={254-8}
}
Portal venous thrombosis (PVT) is a condition associated with high morbidity. The etiologies of PVT include intra-abdominal inflammation or infection, surgical intervention, abdominal malignancies such as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and pancreatic carcinoma, or abnormality in coagulation caused by various reasons such as liver cirrhosis. Management of PVT should be based on its etiology and the condition of the patient. We describe a cirrhotic patient with HCC who suffered from acute… CONTINUE READING

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