Gastrointestinal hemorrhage associated with chronic mesenteric venous occlusion

Nathaniel J. Soper, Layton F. Rikkers*, Franklin J. Miller

*Corresponding author for this work

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1964-1967
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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