Superior mesenteric and portal vein thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam

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Abdominal pain

Patient Data

Gender: Male

ill defined smudging and stranding of the mesenterc fat, most evident around the superior mesenteric vein and its tributaries.

In the delayed images, a faint hypodense filling defect is seen within the distal end of the superior mesenteric vein (which appears relatively enlarged with ill defined borders) and the proximal end of the portal vein. 

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Case information

rID: 29191
Case created: 8th May 2014
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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