cavernous transformation of portal vein

cav·ern·ous trans·for·ma·tion of por·tal vein

[MIM*601004]
replacement of the portal vein by a number of collateral channels, a consequence of thrombosis.

cav·ern·ous trans·for·ma·tion of por·tal vein

(kav'ĕr-nŭs trans-fŏr-mā'shŭn pōr'tăl vān)
Replacement of the portal vein by a number of collateral channels, a consequence of thrombosis.
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Further abdominal imaging studies showed massively enlarged caudate lobe of liver with Cavernous Transformation of Portal Vein (CTPV), a very rare complication of portal venous thrombosis.
Antiphospholipid antibodies and lipoprotein (a) as etiologic or contributory factors in patients with idiopatic cavernous transformation of portal vein. Turk J Gastroenterol 2002; 13: 89-93.