Subcapsular hematoma of the liver and pylethrombosis in the setting of cholestatic liver injury

@article{Sakamoto1996SubcapsularHO,
  title={Subcapsular hematoma of the liver and pylethrombosis in the setting of cholestatic liver injury},
  author={Hirofumi Sakamoto and Mitsuo Suga and Itaru Ozeki and Toshihisa Kobayashi and Toshiaki Sugaya and Yasushi Sasaki and Naoki Azuma and Fumio Itoh and Shin-ichi Sakamoto and Akira Yachi and Kohzoh Imai},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={31},
  pages={880-884}
}
We describe a subcapsular hematoma of the liver and pylethrombosis in a patient who developed cholestasis 4 days after severe burn injury. On the 44th hospital day, severe anemia suddenly appeared with no determinable cause. This was the initial manifestation of hepatic hematoma. Cholestatic liver injury of unknown cause lasted throughout the clinical course. The patient subsequently died of hepatic failure 27 months after the burn injury. An autopsy confirmed pylephlebitis and pylethrombosis… CONTINUE READING

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