FALCIFORM LIGAMENT THROMBOSIS: A RARE COMPLICATION OF PANCREATITIS

Muhammad Talha Yaseen Kaimkhani, Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi, Imran Khalid Niazi, Taimoor Ali Tariq

Abstract


Falciform ligament is a thin and broad peritoneal ligament which usually contains the obliterated umbilical vein and connects the liver with the anterior abdominal wall. Thrombosis of the falciform ligament is a very rare entity which is likely inflammatory thrombophlebitis secondary to the local inflammatory process like cholecystitis and pancreatitis. We present here one such rare case of a falciform ligament thrombosis in a 50 years old male patient who presented with the complaints of post pancreatitis abdominal pain.


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