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Endotipsitis (Infected Vegetations or Thrombosis of a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt, TIPS)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) may be placed to relieve portal hypertension in a patient with cirrhosis. The shunt may become infected, resulting in endo-TIPS-itis.

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