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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 50, Issue 12, pp 2362–2363 | Cite as

Portal Vein Thrombosis Due to Hyperhomocysteinemia Caused by Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

  • Mehmet Kanbay
  • Sema Karakus
  • Ugur Yilmaz
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KeyWords

acute abdominal pain portal vein thrombosis homocysteine vitamin B-12 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehmet Kanbay
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sema Karakus
    • 1
  • Ugur Yilmaz
    • 1
  1. 1.Deparment of Internal MedicineBaskent University Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineBaskent University Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey

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