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Pancreatic arteriovenous malformation combined with portal thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17329918     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We encountered a case of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) after treatment for portal hypertension due to pancreatic arteriovenous malformation (PAVM). A 75-year-old man was admitted for the treatment of esophageal varices. Diffuse PAVM and aneurysm in the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries were detected via abdominal computed tomography and angiography. Although endoscopical sclerotherapy was performed, PVT was identified after the treatment and variceal bleeding continued. Autopsy was performed and the thrombus and malformation were pathologically confirmed. This case indicates that PVT can be associated with PAVM.
Ikuyo Takemoto; Masahiro Tsuda; Yoshihiko Yano; Hiroyuki Miyazaki; Hiroyuki Yamada; Takeshi Azuma; Sakan Maeda; Takatoshi Nakajima; Masato Kasuga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-01     Completed Date:  2007-04-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Molecular Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Kobe, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*,  pathology,  radiography
Celiac Artery / radiography
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / complications,  therapy
Fatal Outcome
Hemorrhage / etiology
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / radiography
Pancreas / blood supply*,  radiography
Portal Vein* / radiography
Radiography, Abdominal
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Venous Thrombosis / complications*,  radiography,  ultrasonography

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