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PMID:  23692908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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We describe the case of a 48-year-old patient presenting with abdominal pain with a history of cerebral ischemia due to a patent foramen ovale with heterozygous factor V mutation. Initial work-up demonstrate a significant thrombosis of the portal venous system combined with signs of portal hypertension (ascites, oesophageal varices). Ultrasound reveals no signs of cirrhosis of the liver. Finally a JAK2 mutation can be detected. Prevention of oesophageal varices is refused. Finally a massive haemorrhage occured.
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Authors:
Nele Börner; Wolfgang Korte; Christian Doenecke; Maurus Pfister; Christa Meyenberger; David Semela; Mikael Sawatzki
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Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Praxis     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1661-8157     ISO Abbreviation:  Praxis (Bern 1994)     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101468093     Medline TA:  Praxis (Bern 1994)     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  ger     Pagination:  681-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departement Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Spital Rorschach.
Vernacular Title:
Nicht-zirrhotische portale Hypertonie mit beinahe fatalen Folgen.
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