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Portal vein thrombosis

Portal vein thrombosis
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 I81.
ICD-9 452

Portal vein thrombosis is a form of venous thrombosis affecting the hepatic portal vein, which can lead to portal hypertension and reduction in the blood supply to the liver.

Causes can include pancreatitis, cirrhosis, diverticulitis, and cholangiocarcinoma.

Treatments include anticoagulants, shunts, bypass surgery, and transplants.

See also

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