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Portal vein thrombosis

Portal vein thrombosis: Introduction

Portal vein thrombosis: Clotting or obstruction of blood flow along the portal vein and into the liver. This causes blood to back up and results various problems such as enlarged spleen and abdominal pain. The obstruction can occur acutely (over a short space of time) or chronically (over a longer period of time). The portal vein collects blood from the intestines and spleen and carries it to the liver. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Portal vein thrombosis is available below.

Symptoms of Portal vein thrombosis

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Portal vein thrombosis: Complications

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Causes of Portal vein thrombosis

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Portal vein thrombosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Portal vein thrombosis: Rare Types

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Definitions of Portal vein thrombosis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Portal vein thrombosis as a "rare disease".
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