• We report a case of mesenteric venous occlusion in a young woman receiving oral contraceptive medication. Review of the literature revealed this to be a rarely reported association. Discussion of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this entity is presented. A brief review of the literature is included.
(Arch Surg 112:1231-1232, 1977)
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