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Volume 92, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Strongyloidiasis is associated with Gram-negative bacteremia. Septic portal vein thrombosis or pylephlebitis is a rare but serious complication of intra-abdominal infection, and it is often associated with bacteremia. We present the first report of pylephlebitis with bacteremia associated with underlying infection and briefly review the management of septic portal vein thrombosis.

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  • Received : 09 May 2014
  • Accepted : 14 Sep 2014

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