Portal vein thrombosis


Portal vein thrombosis is a form of venous thrombosis affecting the hepatic portal vein, which can lead to portal hypertension and reduction in the blood supply to the liver.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Portal vein thrombosis includes the 9 symptoms listed below: * Abdominal pain * Enlarged spleen * Nausea * Vomiting * Diarrhea * Blood in stool * Enlarged abdomen * Enlargement of veins connecting intestine to esophagus - esophageal varices * Portal hypertension Note that Portal vein thrombosis symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Portal vein thrombosis signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor.


Causes can include pancreatitis, cirrhosis, diverticulitis, and cholangiocarcinoma.


These home medical tests may be relevant to Portal vein thrombosis: * High Blood Pressure: Home Testing - Home Blood Pressure Tests - Home Blood Pressure Monitors - Home Heart Tests * Heart Health: Home Testing: - Heart Rate Monitors - Irregular Heartbeat Detection - Heart Electrocardiogram (ECG) - Home Cholesterol Tests * Fatigue: Related Home Tests: - Home Anemia Tests - Home Thyroid Function Tests - Home Adrenal Function Tests - Home Calcium Deficiency Tests - Home HIV Tests


Treatments include anticoagulants, shunts, bypass surgery, and transplants.