Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 13, Number 8, August 2022, pages 421-426

Spontaneous Acute Mesenteric Thrombosis in a Patient With Hemoglobin E Thalassemia


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Cross-sectional computed tomography image of the abdomen showing the superior mesenteric vein (red arrow) with intraluminal thrombus.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Coronal image showing thrombosis of the superior mesenteric vein and its tributaries (red arrows).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (red arrow), a sequela of portal vein thrombosis with an interval development of multiple venous collaterals (blue arrows) in the mesenteric fat, porta hepatis, and adjacent to the head of the pancreas secondary to the chronic portal vein and superior mesenteric vein thromboses.