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Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003 Mar 26;107(1):101-4.

Thalassemia intermedia and cavernous transformation of portal vein thrombosis in pregnancy.

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Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev PO Box 151 Beer Sheva 84101, Israel.

Abstract

We report a rare case of a cavernous transformation of portal vein (CTPV) thrombosis accompanied by Thalassemia and thrombophilia during pregnancy that was successfully treated by low molecular weight heparin. The clinical presentation, diagnosis and the treatment are discussed.

PMID:
12593907
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