Recanalization of umbilical vein

Case contributed by Dr Matevz Krzan


Patient with known liver cirrhosis, complicated by encephalopathy, was examined for surveillance for early diagnosis of HCC.

Patient Data

Age: 66
Gender: Male

Recanalization of umbilical vein

We observed a wide and patent umbilical vein with excellent Doppler signals of persistent flow. This is one of possible collateral pathways to porto-systemic flow due to portal hypertension, also known as Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 51848
Published: 25th Apr 2017
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.