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Portal vein thrombosis as the first sign of nephrotic syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18461069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: A 52-year-old man presented to hospital having experienced abdominal pain, abdominal distention and oliguria for 1 week. An abdominal CT scan revealed thrombosis in the superior mesenteric vein and in the right branch and the trunk of the portal vein. INVESTIGATIONS: Physical examination, blood and urine analyses, color Doppler ultrasonography and abdominal CT scan. DIAGNOSIS: Nephrotic syndrome complicated by portal vein thrombosis. MANAGEMENT: Treatment with batroxobin, low-molecular-weight heparin, prostaglandin E, dipyridamole and methylprednisolone.
Lijun Sun; Chenggang Xu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature clinical practice. Nephrology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1745-8331     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-29     Completed Date:  2008-07-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101261800     Medline TA:  Nat Clin Pract Nephrol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Nephrology at Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / diagnosis,  etiology
Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use
Follow-Up Studies
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion / drug therapy,  etiology*,  radiography
Mesenteric Veins
Middle Aged
Nephrotic Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Portal Vein*
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Thrombolytic Therapy / methods
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Patency / drug effects
Venous Thrombosis / drug therapy,  etiology*,  radiography
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fibrinolytic Agents

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