ANOMALOUS FORMATION OF THE PORTAL VEIN – A CASE REPORT


ANOMALOUS FORMATION OF THE PORTAL VEIN – A CASE REPORT


WMS Johnson1, Gunapriya Raghunath2, Sreelekha D3, Archana Rajasundaram3

1Prof. & HOD, Department  of Anatomy , Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital,
2Prof. & HOD, Department  of Anatomy , Saveetha Medical College & Hospital,
3Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chennai.


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The knowledge about the formation and relation of the portal vein is important for surgeons. The variation in the level of formation and the pattern of formation of portal vein is a cause of concern during surgical procedures. An abnormal formation of portal vein that was encountered during routine dissection is reported. The portal vein was formed by the union of splenic vein, superior mesenteric vein and inferior mesenteric veins. Identification of these variations is useful in managing traumatic rupture of the mesentery.


Keywords: variations, portal vein, obstruction.


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WMS Johnson, Gunapriya Raghunath, Sreelekha D, Archana Rajasundaram. ANOMALOUS FORMATION OF THE PORTAL VEIN – A CASE REPORT. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020 4:109. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-09-0705


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