Detection of Cavernous transformation of the portal vein in a
22-year-old male with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and anemia by
Abdominal Duplex Ultrasonography. A Case Report.
Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) is a rare condition
characterized by the formation of multiple tortuous tiny blood vessels
within and around a portal vein which has been occluded by thrombus.
Early diagnosis of CTPV is relevant for timely intervention which could
save the liver from non-reversible damage