AbstractObjective: To review the literature on portal vein thrombosis in children and adolescents, focusing on its diagnosis, complications and treatment.
Sources of data:The medical literature of the past 10 years was reviewed using the PubMed and MEDLINE search engines, with major focus on portal vein thrombosis and its clinical outcomes. The following keywords or expressions were used for the web search: portal vein thrombosis, extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction, prognosis, children, portal hypertension…
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