Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : March | Volume : 11 | Issue : 3 | Page : OD04 - OD05

Portal Venous Thrombosis: Eosinophilic Vasculitis OD04-OD05

Vasanthi Natarajan, David Jose, Kevin John, Ashok Kumar Das

Correspondence
Dr. Vasanthi Natarajan,
pims, Kalapet, Kanagachetikulam, Puducherry, India.
E-mail: vasanthikarthi2004@yahoo.co.in

Portal Vein Thrombosis (PVT) is caused by various thrombophilic states. PVT secondary to underlying vasculitis especially Churg-Strauss disease is among the rarest presentation. Here, we report a case of peripheral eosinophilia, eosinophilic ascitis and venous thrombosis involving portal vein and superior mesenteric vein diagnosed as Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS). He was managed with steroids and anticoagulants. Following initiation of steroids, eosinophilia and eosinophilic ascitis improved.