1 Aug PDF | On Mar 1, , Maria Amico and others published Portal Cavernomatosis on MR and CT: what to look for and how to report it?. 8 Apr Portal vein thrombosis is a common complication in patients with cirrhosis. Anticoagulation involves a high risk of bleeding secondary to portal. treatment, the patient developed portal cavernomatosis that was already present at the 3 months follow-up magnetic reso- nance angiography study (Angio-MRI).

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MRI is also a proven method for imaging the portal venous system and may be used as a complementary or alternative modality to CT. Partial pancreaticoduodenectomy England, due to unknown pancreatic disease.

Ochsner Journal December15 4. Caruana 1M. There are few cases reported in the literature 1the first one being pportal in 2. Caudate Lobe Ipertrophy arrows. Edit article Share article View revision history.

In recent years, due porta the advances in liver surgery, hepatectomies are being performed with a low morbidity and mortality rate 4including laparoscopic surgery.

Lo Casto 3R. Portal involvement is caused by several mechanisms: Keywords Echinococcosis—hepatic gadolinium ethoxybenzyl DTPA liver magnetic resonance imaging portal vein. The treatment of choice for portal hydatid disease is surgery, with pottal removal of the cyst.


We present the case of a patient with hepatic hydatid disease with cysts obliterating the right and main portal veins, causing portal cavernomatosis around the obstructed veins. Scopus 1 Google Scholar.

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Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: What to look for? Didn’t get the message? Ben Farhat 2M. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. Additionally, there are changes in liver shape which are somewhat different to those seen in cirrhosis 2. Unable to process the form. Duygu HerekUgur Sungurtekin. We only request your email address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk mail.

The clinical manifestation is usually abdominal pain in the right hypochodrium with or without nausea and vomiting. Hydatid cyst disease diagnosis is made by various radiologic methods including ultrasonography, CT, and MRI. Log in Sign up. World J Gastroenterol 18 Giambelluca 1M.

In patients whose portal vein does not recanalise, or only partially re-canalises, collateral veins thought to be paracholedochal veins dilate and become serpiginous. On the first click the button will be activated and you can then share the poster with a second click. Pellegrino 1S. Add to My Bibliography. InGharbi et al. Radiologic and pathologic features and complications. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; 9: Hydatid cyst disease, or echinococcosis, is an endemic disease seen principally in the countries of the Middle and Far East and Oprtal.


No citing articles found. T2-weighted images are useful for showing poryal components, and T1-weighted images are used with gadolinium administration to differentiate venous structures.

The authors have no financial or proprietary interest in the subject matter of this article. Whereas portal hypertension can in some cases be treated with TIPSthe absence of normal portal circulation usually makes this impossible.

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Trujillo Calderon 2J. The hydatid cyst is a parasitic infection included within the category of zoonoses, in which there exists a direct or indirect relation with animals, particularly with dogs.

This case highlights the useful application of MRI with T2-weighted and gadolinium-enhanced T1-weighted images in the diagnosis of hepatic hydatid lesions presenting with the rare complication of portal cavernomatosis. An ultrasound was requested, which showed a cystic lesion with multiple daughter cysts of an elongated morphology and a size of 11 x 5.

Discussion The complication rate of hydatid cysts in plrtal portal vein with cavernomatosis is very rare. Supplemental Content Full text links. Case 3 Case 3.