HIV related portal vein thrombosis
Known HIV patient. Complaining of abdominal discomfort, nausea, anorexia and weight loss.
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
The findings are compatible with HIV related portal vein thrombosis with subsequent cavernous transformation, known to occur in HIV patients due to various causes including coagulopathy, repeated pyelephlebitis by intestinal pathogens and stasis of portal flow.
- Noncirrhotic portal hypertension in HIV infection Eugenia Vispoa, Judit Morellob, Sonia Rodriguez-Novoab and Vincent Sorianoa Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2011, 24:12–18
- Noncirrhotic portal hypertension, Another cause of liver disease in HIV patients. Mendizabal M. et al. annals of hepatology Vol. 8. No. 4, 2009: 390-395