Pancreatitis-associated splenic vein thrombosis with intrasplenic venous thrombosis: A case report

Stephanie A. Schwartz, Alana Y. Stubbs, Mihra S. Taljanovic, Stephen H. Smyth

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Abstract

Splenic vein thrombosis most often results from pancreatic disease and can result in gastrointestinal bleeding due to gastric varices. The diagnosis is becoming more frequent with the increasing utilization of imaging. This case report will review the imaging findings of splenic vein thrombosis with an illustration of the involvement of intrasplenic segmental venous branches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-436
Number of pages4
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

Keywords

  • Pancreatitis
  • Splenic vein
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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