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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The free kappa and lambda light chains concentrations were Dali 4A. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Liver test exam showed: MRI is also a proven method for imaging the portal venous system and may be used as a complementary or alternative modality to CT. Iron metabolism, ceruloplasmin and alpha-1 antitrypsin were also normal.

Pellegrino 1D. Case 10 Case ECR Poster No.: Case 3 Case 3. There was no history of drugs, tobacco or alcohol abuse.


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Dimarco 1G. Osteosclerotic bone lesions are noticed in the right scapular Aleft iliac bone B and the inferior angle of vertebral body D8 C. Coronal cavetnomatosis showed hepatoesplenomegaly and a portal cavernoma and multiple tortuous vessels and ascites.

Cavernous transformation appears as numerous tortuous vessels occupying the portal vein bed. POEMS syndrome is an infrequent paraneoplastic disorder of plasma cell dyscrasia.

Portal hydatid with secondary cavernomatosis.

Case 1 Case 1. Dimarco 1D. Dimarco 1T. Thank you for updating your details. Treatment with cavernomatosiis was started. Typically these changes are:. 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.

MRI is usually reserved to clarify associated benign hepatocellular nodules that may be seen in up to a fifth of the patients, particularly the focal nodular hyperplasia -like lesions 8. A computed tomography of the thorax and abdomen showed the presence of hepatosplenomegaly, portal cavernoma with abundant ascitic fluid and a 15mm adenomegaly located in the right inguinal region Figure 1.


Following thrombosis, the portal vein may or may not re-canalize. Edit article Share article View revision history.

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Ben Farhat 2M. Other major criteria includes: Bartolotta 1A.

A bone marrow biopsy showed hyperplasia and dysplastic changes, with erythroid predominance and mild plasmacytosis of 4. Log in Sign up. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein: Haouari 3N. Full blood count, renal function and hemostasis test were normal.

Flow is generally hepatopetal and continuous with little if any respiratory or cardiac variation 4.