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Cavernous Transformation of Portal Vein in the Setting of Protein C and Anti-thrombin III Deficiency

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Sep 27, 2019

Mahwish NasimIqra Irfan

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Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV), also known as portal cavernoma, is a sequelae of thrombosis in the portal vein causing its occlusion and portal hypertension. The etiology, however, remains unknown. Gastroesophageal variceal bleeding, splenomegaly, portosystemic colla...read more

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Anemia
Antithrombin III
Antithrombins
Complication
Hemangioma, Cavernous
Hypertension, Portal
Pathology
Portal Vein Structure
Thrombosis
Cavernitis of Penis
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Cavernous Transformation of Portal Vein in the Setting of Protein C and Anti-thrombin III Deficiency

Curēus

Sep 27, 2019

Mahwish NasimIqra Irfan

PMID: 31723538

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.5779

Abstract

Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV), also known as portal cavernoma, is a sequelae of thrombosis in the portal vein causing its occlusion and portal hypertension. The etiology, however, remains unknown. Gastroesophageal variceal bleeding, splenomegaly, portosystemic colla...read more

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Anemia
Antithrombin III
Antithrombins
Complication
Hemangioma, Cavernous

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