Cavernous transformation of the portal vein

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

Thrombophilia?. Recurrent portal vein thrombosis.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

There is an abnormal net of vascular channels at the porta hepatis, enhancing on the PV phase only.
Splenic vein is not visualized and the spleen is diffusely non-enhancing / infarcted.

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Case information

rID: 44601
Case created: 28th Apr 2016
Last edited: 28th Apr 2016
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