Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
Pylephlebitis: An Uncommon Complication of Intra-Abdominal Infection
- Author(s): Hagopian, Tara
- Zuniga, Fabricio
- Surani, Salim R
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2011.1.2197
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.]