Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis with Multiple Etiologies- A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain During COVID Times
Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain but can be potentially fatal if not diagnosed and treated early. We report an interesting case of a 33- year old lady who presented with mild abdominal pain to a designated COVID-19 center. She later presented to secondary care emergency department with worsening symptoms and was diagnosed to have superior mesenteric vein thrombosis due to multiple underlying etiologies. She was treated conservatively with anticoagulation and made a complete recovery. This case highlights the need to be vigilant about rare conditions presenting with common symptoms especially where clinical services are focused on a pandemic.