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Abernethy malformation with portal vein aneurysm.
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PMID:  18814137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the case of a 24-year-old man who was incidentally diagnosed with congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt with portal vein aneurysm during an investigation for non-specific abdominal pain. These are rare anomalies, and to the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reported with both anomalies associated together. Ultrasound, including color Doppler, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging were performed which revealed a side-to-side shunt between the extrahepatic portal vein and the inferior vena cava, with aneurysmal fusiform dilatation of the proximal intrahepatic portal vein which ended abruptly. Etiology, clinical significance, and management strategies with regard to these abnormalities are discussed.
Atin Kumar; Jyoti Kumar; Rakesh Aggarwal; Siddharth Srivastava
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1305-3612     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-24     Completed Date:  2009-01-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101241152     Medline TA:  Diagn Interv Radiol     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Congenital Abnormalities / diagnosis*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Portal System / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Portal Vein / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color / methods
Vena Cava, Inferior / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Young Adult

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