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Imaging of Portal Vein Thrombosis

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Abstract

Portal vein thrombosis is an uncommon condition mostly seen in association with various systemic and local pathologies. The presentation may be acute or chronic. Diagnostic imaging with modalities like ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging is critical for proper management of these patients. In addition, imaging helps in the diagnosis of specific types of thrombosis which include septic thrombophlebitis and tumor in vein. This chapter presents the imaging features of different types of PVT in detail along with illustrations.

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Madhusudhan, K.S. (2021). Imaging of Portal Vein Thrombosis. In: Qi, X., Xie, W. (eds) Portal Vein Thrombosis. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6538-4_4

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