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Portal Hypertension Features

 

Portal hypertension is an increase in the blood pressure within a system of veins called the portal venous system. Veins coming from the stomach, intestine, spleen, and pancreas merge into the portal vein, which then branches into smaller vessels and travels through the liver.

ABCDE

  • Ascites
  • Bleeding (hematemesis, piles)
  • Caput medusae
  • Diminished liver
  • Enlarged spleen

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