[Mesenteric venous thrombosis after azygos-portal disconnection with splenectomy for the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices in mansonian schistosomiasis. Three cases reports].Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1996 Mar-Apr; 51(2):65-8.RH
The consequence of an acute mesenteric venous thrombosis following porta-azygos disconnection for the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices due to mansonian schistosomiasis has not been well defined in the literature. The clinical manifestations reported were fever, spasmodic abdominal pain associated with food intake. We treated three patients with thrombosis of the portal-mesenteric trunk following porta-azygos disconnection and adopted a conservative clinical approach in two patients while one had to have a surgical small bowel ressection.