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Radiologia Brasileira

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Abstract

MAIA, Maria Cecilia Almeida et al. Portal cholangiopathy: case report. Radiol Bras [online]. 2014, vol.47, n.1, pp.51-53. ISSN 0100-3984.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-39842014000100016.

The present report describes the case of a child that after blunt abdominal trauma presented with portal thrombosis followed by progressive splenomegaly and jaundice. Ultrasonography and percutaneous cholangiography revealed biliary dilatation secondary to choledochal stenosis caused by dilated peribiliary veins, characterizing a case of portal biliopathy. The present case report is aimed at presenting an uncommon cause of this condition.

Keywords : Portal cholangiopathy; Portal biliopathy; Portal hypertension; Portal vein cavernous transformation.

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