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Benign hepatic portal venous gas following caustic ingestion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12522605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hepatic portal vein gas has been documented in numerous conditions and is traditionally regarded as a poor prognostic sign. There are, however, several reports of portal vein gas with a benign course. We report the first case of transient hepatic portal vein gas secondary to the ingestion of a caustic substance. The literature of hepatic portal vein gas in benign disease is reviewed.
Maïté Lewin; Marc Pocard; Scott Caplin; Antoine Blain; Jean-Michel Tubiana; Rolland Parc
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2002-07-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  12 Suppl 3     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-10     Completed Date:  2003-05-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S59-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Saint Antoine University Hospital, 184 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, 75012 Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Oral
Caustics / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Embolism, Air / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Hepatic Veins / injuries*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Portal Vein / injuries*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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