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Mesenteric vein thrombosis (MVT) is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:

a. MVT is less common in patients with hypercoagulable states, malignancy, or cirrhosis
b. 5 to 15% of cases of acute mesenteric ischemia occur as a result of MVT
c. Patients with MVT are treated with fluid resuscitation, heparin anticoagulation, and bowel rest
d. Computed tomography ( CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are 100% sensitive and 98% specific for MVT




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