Mesenteric vein thrombosis.

  title={Mesenteric vein thrombosis.},
  author={Giuseppe Famularo and Giovanni Minisola and Claudio De Simone},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={51 5},
  • Giuseppe Famularo, Giovanni Minisola, Claudio De Simone
  • Published in Annals of emergency medicine 2008
  • Medicine
  • To the Editor: In the November 2007 issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine, Hugon and colleagues appropriately cite a wide range of hereditary and acquired hypercoagulable disorders as an inherent and often underdiagnosed cause of portal and mesenteric thrombosis; however, no mention of hyperhomocysteinemia is made. We have recently observed two patients with a severe thrombosis in the portal and mesenteric districts in whom elevated blood levels of homocysteine were found at the time thrombosis… CONTINUE READING