Ultrasound diagnosis of portocaval anastomosis in infants--a report of eight cases.

@article{Farrant1996UltrasoundDO,
  title={Ultrasound diagnosis of portocaval anastomosis in infants--a report of eight cases.},
  author={Patricia Farrant and H. B. Meire and John B. Karani},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={69 821},
  pages={389-93}
}
We report eight cases of portocaval anastomosis in infants diagnosed by ultrasound. Anatomically we believe this represents continuing patency of the ductus venosus, either as a primary developmental abnormality or secondary to established liver cell failure.