Gas in the hepatic portal venous system has been noted to be a complication of a wide range of intra-ahdominal catastrophes that involve damage to bowel mucosa. We describe a patient who, after a seizure, was found to have portal venous gas on sonography and CT. The search for other possible causes revealed negative results. This case demonstrates a rare cause of hepatic portal venous gas that is self-resolving and clinically benign.
|頁（從 - 到）||351-352|
|期刊||American Journal of Gastroenterology|
|出版狀態||Published - 1997 二月 1|
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