, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 566-568
Date: 13 Apr 2006

Congenital absence of the portal vein in a child with Turner syndrome

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Abstract

Congenital absence of the portal vein (CAPV) is a rare malformation associated with hepatic encephalopathy and liver function abnormalities. We report a case of a 2-year-old with Turner syndrome, CAPV, and congenital heart malformations.