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Pylephlebitis: An Uncommon Complication of Intra-Abdominal Infection

  • Author(s): Hagopian, Tara
  • Zuniga, Fabricio
  • Surani, Salim R
  • et al.

We herein present a case of pylephlebitis, which is an infective suppurative thrombosis of the portal vein. Pylephlebitis is an uncommon complication of intra-abdominal infections and carries with it significant morbidity and mortality. [West J Emerg Med. 2011;12(4):575–576.]

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