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Mesenteric venous thrombosis

  • Symptoms
    • Abdominal pain, which may get worse after eating and over time
    • Diarrhea
    • Fever
    • Gastrointestinal bleeding
    • Vomiting

    Signs and tests

    A CT scan is the main test used to diagnose mesenteric venous thrombosis.

    Other tests may include:

    • Angiogram (studying the blood flow to the intestine)
    • MRI
    • Ultrasound of the abdomen and mesenteric veins