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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There are very few reported cases of Cavernous Transformation of Portal Vein (CTPV) in adults.
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.
Hence diagnosis of massively enlarged caudate lobe secondary to cavernous transformation of portal vein was made.
Antiphospholipid antibodies and lipoprotein (a) as etiologic or contributory factors in patients with idiopatic cavernous transformation of portal vein.