Isolated mesenteric vein thrombosis

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A rare intestinal disease characterized by isolated thrombosis of the mesenteric veins without involvement of the splenic or portal veins potentially causing mesenteric ischemia. It may be primary/idiopathic or due to one or more local or systemic predisposing conditions and may be acute/subacute or chronic the latter being used for patients with symptoms lasting longer than 4 weeks but without bowel infarction or patients without recent symptoms where the thrombosis is an incidental finding. Symptoms depend on the extent and severity of thrombosis and often involve prolonged nonspecific abdominal complaints.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version May 2024

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