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Portal vein thrombosis due to Candida albicans associated with hepatic cirrhosis.
  1. G. Torres,
  2. L. A. Gil Grande,
  3. B. Boixeda,
  4. C. Martín-de-Argila,
  5. R. Barcena,
  6. F. Garcia Hoz
  1. Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain.


    A case of portal vein thrombosis due to Candida albicans in a patient with alcoholic hepatic cirrhosis in the absence of hepatocarcinoma is described. Infection is a known cause of portal vein thrombosis but thrombosis by Candida albicans has not to our knowledge been previously reported.

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