Treatment by splenectomy of a portal vein aneurysm in hepatosplenic schistosomiasis

Portal vein aneurysm is a rare medical entity that can be caused by chronic hepatic diseases with portal hypertension. We describe a 45-year-old man with variceal bleeding from hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and an incidentally found intrahepatic aneurysm. Diagnosis was confirmed with non-invasive im...

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Main Authors: MUCENIC,Marcos, ROCHA,Manoel de Souza, LAUDANNA,Antônio Atílio, CANÇADO,Eduardo Luiz Rachid
Format: Digital revista
Published: Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo 2002
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