In this educational exhibit we propose to achieve these objectives: To recognize the imaging appearance of cavernous transformation of portal vein; – To. While, ascites is a common sign in patients with POEMS, it is unfrequently associated with portal cavernomatosis and portal hypertension. We report a case of a. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. Mar;(3) Portal hydatid with secondary cavernomatosis. Rodríguez Sanz MB(1), Roldán Cuena MD(2), Blanco Álvarez.

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Cavernous transformation appears as numerous tortuous vessels occupying the portal vein bed. In patients whose portal vein does not recanalize, or only partially re-canalizes, collateral veins thought to be paracholedochal veins dilate and become serpiginous. A bone marrow biopsy showed hyperplasia and dysplastic changes, with erythroid predominance and mild plasmacytosis of cavernkmatosis. MRI is also a proven method for imaging the portal venous system and may be used as a complementary or alternative modality to CT.

Their mycrobiological cultures and CRP for Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Histoplasma capsulatum were negative. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Manamani 3I. He had not experienced fever neither any other related symptoms.

ECR Poster No.: Following thrombosis, the portal vein may or may not re-canalize. Learning objectives In this educational exhibit we propose to achieve these objectives: Partial pancreaticoduodenectomy England, due to unknown pancreatic disease.


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Case report. Portal cavernomatosis as presentation of POEMS syndrome

Log in Sign up. There was progression of ascites, lower limbs edemas and developed skin hyperpigmentation, with predominance on the face, extremities, and mucous membranes.

In order to be able to confirm diagnosis, the presence of the both mandatory criteria plus at least one of the remaining major criteria and one of the minor criteria is required. Trujillo Calderon 2J.

Bartolotta 1S. The free kappa and lambda light chains concentrations were Forero 1M. Doppler examination can be carried out at the same time to evaluate for portal hypertension.

Caruana 1M. The serum immunofixation test showed an IgA lambda biclonal band, while urine serum test was negative. Unable to process the form. After the initial evaluation, the patient experienced progressive deterioration over the following 4 months. Familiarity with the various imaging findings and the clinical features is crucial for their accurate cavernomatossi and the appropriate management. Abdominal computed tomography scan. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein CTPV is a sequela of portal vein thrombosis and is the replacement of the normal single channel portal vein with numerous tortuous venous channels.

Whereas portal hypertension can in some cases be treated with TIPSthe absence of normal portal circulation usually makes this impossible. Coronal section showed hepatoesplenomegaly and a portal cavernoma and multiple tortuous vessels and ascites. Findings and procedure details MRI, CT and Doppler ultrasound can be useful in detecting these pathologies by identifying the portla common signs.


The treatment of the disease depends on the extension of plasma cells infiltration. Edit article Share article View revision history.

Portal hydatid with secondary cavernomatosis.

The patient had history of lung tuberculosis at age 24, which had been successfully treated. IV segment Ipertrophy arrows. Thank you for updating your details.

Powered and Designed by. CT imaging findings and pathophysiological correlation D. Liver receives this blood supply from two cavefnomatosis sources: Case 4 Case 4. Pellegrino 1D.

On the first click the button will be activated and you can then share the poster with a second click. An hepatic biopsy yielded mild inflammatory infiltrate on the portal region without fibrosis.

Case 2 Case 2. However, a part of the splanchnic venous flow does not join the portal vein in the extrahepatic portion: Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Pellegrino 1G. Case 3 Case cavernomatossi. Case 10 Case Dimarco 1D. Case 5 Case 5. Dimarco 1M. CTPV is seen as a mass of Previos Tumores neuroendocrinos de colon y recto. Liver test exam showed: