Periportal fibrosis in schistosomiasis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

70 year old male with past medical history of schistosoma infection.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Case Discussion

US liver demonstrates thickening of the walls of the portal vein and its central and peripheral branches indicative of periportal fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 9098
Case created: 17th Mar 2010
Last edited: 29th Nov 2015
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