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
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.


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