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Arch Surg. 1977 Oct;112(10):1231-2.

Mesenteric vascular occlusion associated with oral contraceptive use.


We report a case of mesenteric venous occlusion in a young woman receiving oral contraceptive medication. Review of the literature revealed this to be a rarely reported association. Discussion of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this entity is presented. A brief review of the literature is included.

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