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CASE COMMUNICATION

IMAJ | volume 24

Journal 11, November 2022
pages: 773-774

Superior Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis in an Adult Patient

1 Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases 2 Internal Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 3 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 4 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Summary

Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) refers to acute, subacute, or chronic thrombosis and occlusion of the mesenteric veins. MVT is an uncommon disorder, with an estimated incidence of is 2.7 per 100,000 patient-years. It accounts for 1 in 5000 to 15,000 inpatient admissions [1,2].

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