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Vol. 24 - Num. 94

Clinical Reviews

Portal venous thrombosis as a manifestation of a Factor XII mutation

Irene Garrido Márqueza, Álvaro Moyano Portilloa, Elena Moya Sáncheza

aServicio de Radiodiagnóstico. Hospital Universitario Clínico San Cecilio. Granada. España.

Correspondence: I Garrido . E-mail: igamar26@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Garrido Márquez I, Moyano Portillo A, Moya Sánchez E. Portal venous thrombosis as a manifestation of a Factor XII mutation. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2022;24 [en prensa].

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Abstract

Abdominal venous thrombosis is a rare form of venous thromboembolic disease in children. Although mortality rates are low, a significant proportion of children suffer from long-term morbidity. Among its etiologies, it is known that there is an association with prothrombotic disorders, the absence of factor XII is not very frequent. Treatment includes anticoagulation and the surgical resection of the ischemic organs, with potential subsequent transplantation.

Keywords

Abdominal vein thrombosis Factor XII Ischemia Venous thromboembolic disease

 

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