Chronic mesenteric venous thrombosis without involvement of the splenic or portal veins may lead to gastrointestinal hemorrhage from mesenteric varices. Three cases are presented in this report; 1 patient died secondary to blood loss and 2 patients have experienced a benign clinical course. The presentation, methods of diagnosis, and therapeutic options for this disorder are described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jun 1985|
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