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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroent Hepatol 2011; 65(5): 294-297.

Spontaneous retroperitoneal perforation of the ascending colon and portal vein thrombosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis

Přemysl Falt  1, Július Örhalmi  2, Barbora Kijonková  3, Petr Fojtík  4

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The authors present the case report of a patient with severe corticodependent ulcerative colitis complicated by spontaneous retroperitoneal perforation of the non-dilated large intestine and portomesenteric thrombosis. Diagnosis was made by means of abdominal X-ray and contrast-enhanced CT scan. The patient was successfully treated with colectomy and short-term anticoagulant therapy.


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