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Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome – a caveat for surgeons

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In the presence of portal hypertension, a recanalised para-umbilical vein and splenomegaly are diagnostic of a rare condition, namely Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome. In this case demonstration of the large and tortuous vein by computed tomography (CT) imaging avoided catastrophic haemorrhage from a planned hysterectomy and served as a road map for surgical planning.

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