Acute Portal Vein Thrombosis Secondary to JAK2 V617F Mutation: A Case Report

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,2,654-658.
Published:April 2014
Type:Case Report
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Mugannagari Maheswarareddy1, Sandhyapogu Lakshmi Bai2, Gongalareddy Mohan Reddy3, Beldari Poornima4

1&2Associate Professor, Dept of General Medicine, 3Assistant Professor, Dept of Gastroenterology. 4Post graduate in Dept of General Medicine

 Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

Abstract:

Myeloproliferative disorders (MPDs), whether overt or latent, represent a main intrinsic factor for the development of thrombosis in the portal, mesenteric, and hepatic veins. A 40 year old male farmer, presented with chief complaints of pain abdomen for the past 5 days. Based on clinical, laboratory and radiological findings, the patient was diagnosed to be suffering from acute portal vein thrombosis secondary to Janus Kinase Mutation.

CT Scan Abdomen