International Journal of Medicine Research

International Journal of Medicine Research


International Journal of Medicine Research
International Journal of Medicine Research
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)

Case Report: Splenic vein thrombosis


Liny K Thomas, Maritta Scaria, Stephy Elsa Thomas

Splenic vein thrombosis is a blood clot that is obstructing the splenic vein, which is located on the surface of the spleen. Reduced portal blood flow, a hypercoagulable state or vascular endothelial injury, abdominal trauma and after abdominal surgery can lead to splenic vein thrombosis. This study discusses about a 46 year old obese female patient who was presented in the general medicine department with abdominal pain after hysterectomy. CT abdomen shows the presence of fatty liver, small renal calculus and focal partial thrombosis of splenic vein which was diagnosed as splenic vein thrombosis. The study deals with the medical management of splenic vein thrombosis.
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Liny K Thomas, Maritta Scaria, Stephy Elsa Thomas. Case Report: Splenic vein thrombosis. International Journal of Medicine Research, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 43-44
International Journal of Medicine Research