Extra-hepatic portal venous aneurysm

Presentation

Tumor like lesion in sonography. Incidental finding. No symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Incidental finding of an extrahepatic portalvenous aneurysm (4 cm x 3,5 cm) - Aneurysms of the portal venous system.

Case Discussion

Portalvenous aneurysm is a rare condition. Extrahepatic aneurysms of the portal vein are more common than intrahepatic aneurysms of the portal vein. Congenital and aquired conditions as hypertonus, cirrhosis and uterin diverticulum of the umbilical vein.

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Case information

rID: 38854
Case created: 7th Aug 2015
Last edited: 5th Feb 2016
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