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

Dr. Vasanthi Natarajan,
pims, Kalapet, Kanagachetikulam, Puducherry, India.

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.