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Mesenteric venous thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3348549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Six cases of mesenteric venous thrombosis have occurred in the metropolitan area from 1982 through 1985. The most common findings were nonspecific abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting, subjective distress disproportionate to the objective findings, and signs of decreased intravascular fluid volume. In all six cases there was a rapid progression of physical findings to a level commensurate with the initial complaint. The most consistent laboratory abnormalities were an increase in leukocyte precursors, an elevated lactate dehydrogenase, and a mild metabolic acidosis. Mesenteric venous thrombosis is an unusual disease that is difficult to diagnose and manage.
Authors:
P F Montany; R K Finley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1988 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-04-21     Completed Date:  1988-04-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio 45409.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Female
Humans
Male
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Thrombosis / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*

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