Pitfalls

Absent detectable flow in the portal vein and flow reversal in the splenic vein in a patient with diffuse liver metastases interpreted as portal vein thrombosis. On CT the portal vein is patent

Clinical Info

Severe liver function tests in a patient treated for metastasized breast carcinoma

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Absent detectable flow in the portal vein and flow reversal in the splenic vein in a patient with diffuse liver metastases interpreted as portal vein thrombosis. On CT the portal vein is patent

Diffuse liver metastases

Patent portal vein on CT


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 52
  • Body part: Liver portal vein

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System