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Portal vein aneurysm (PVA) is an unusual vascular dilatation of the portal vein, which was firstly described by Barzilai and Kleckner  in 1956 and since then less than 200 cases have been reported in the literature, mainly as case reports or small surgical series.What is portal venous varix?
A portal venous varix (plural: portal venous varices) refers to a segments of aneurysmal / variceal dilatation of the portal vein are extremely rare and represent only 3% of all aneurysms of the venous system. They are still however the most common visceral varix 8.What are the possible complications of portal venous aneurysm in prostate cancer?
A case of a portal venous aneurysm found incidentally on the staging of high-grade prostate cancer. In this case, the patient was asymptomatic and has not experienced any complications.Can MDCT be used to diagnose portal venous system aneurysms?
The advent of cross-sectional imaging technology, especially MDCT, has enabled radiologists to diagnose many more venous variations and anomalies, including portal venous system aneurysms, in recent years [ 10 – 12 ].