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Renal Vein and Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis: a Rare Extrasplanchnic Complication of Acute Pancreatitis

Patel, R.; Choksi, D.; Chaubal, A.; Pipaliya, N.; Ingle, M.; Sawant, P.

Acg Case Reports Journal 3(4): E172


ISSN/ISBN: 2326-3253
PMID: 28008405
DOI: 10.14309/crj.2016.145
Accession: 060194039

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Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory disorder often associated with various complications. Approximately one fourth of patients with acute pancreatitis develop vascular complications, of which venous thrombosis forms a major group. Extrasplanchnic venous thrombosis is less common, and simultaneous renal vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis is reported only twice. We report a case of alcohol-related acute pancreatitis complicated by simultaneous renal vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis.

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