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1,582 Possible Causes for Portal Hypertension

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Portal hypertension results in an elevation in pressure throughout the vascular tree above the portal vein.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Fatty liver Alcoholic hepatitis See Hepatitis Cirrhosis Hepatic failure Hepatocellular carcinoma Portal Hypertension Pancreatitis Acute metabolic disorders Hypoglycaemia Glucose[rcpa.edu.au] Hepatocytes are classically ballooned, which causes compression of the sinusoid and reversible portal hypertension.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    […] of various portal hypertensive dis orders, has clearly been achieved by these excellent contributions.[books.google.com] Cirrhosis slows your blood flow and puts stress on the portal vein. This causes high blood pressure known as portal hypertension.[familydoctor.org] […] noncirrhotic portal fibrosis [ 4 ], and idiopathic portal hypertension.[omicsonline.org]

  • Hemochromatosis

    […] vein (portal hypertension), which is the main vein that carries blood from the intestines to the liver.[rarediseases.org] hypertension.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] abnormalities associated with classic hereditary hemochromatosis include hepatomegaly, and scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), high blood pressure of the branches of the portal[rarediseases.org]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    This case report is of a 32-year-old woman of African descent on follow-up for pregnancy in the background of portal hypertension due to liver cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We performed LS in 83 patients with massive splenomegaly ( 30 cm) secondary to portal hypertension and liver cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Patients with thrombocytopenia may have esophageal or gastric varices secondary to portal hypertension, leading to variceal bleeding which exposes the liver to further damage[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ultimately it leads to cirrhosis of liver and portal hypertension. But it rarely presents with decompensated liver disease without any previous symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications including portal hypertension, fat-soluble vitamin deficiency, metabolic bone diseases, and development of cancers of the bile duct or colon can occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ascites

    If portal hypertension causes troublesome symptoms, it may be referred to as severe or complicated portal hypertension.[childliverdisease.org] Hypertension, portal. Respiratory function tests.[scielo.br] Although the sequence of events that occurs between the development of portal hypertension and renal sodium retention is not entirely clear, portal hypertension apparently[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Portal hypertension 1.4.4. Congenital systemic-to-pulmonary shunts 1.4.5. Schistosomiasis 1’.[escardio.org] Classification of pulmonary hypertension 1. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) 1.1. Idiopathic (IPAH) 1.2. Heritable 1.3. Drugs and toxins 1.4.[escardio.org]

  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis

    Abstract CONGENITAL hepatic fibrosis is a rare but important cause of portal hypertension in children; 1–6 it is even more rare as a cause of portal hypertension in adults[mdedge.com] The patient presented mild splenomegaly and no anemia, but the platelet count was low and she had a giallt spleno-renal shunt due to portal hypertension.[jstage.jst.go.jp] CHFib is one of the prototypes of portal hypertension with preserved hepatocellular function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Splenic Vein Thrombosis

    Portal hypertensive gastropathy has been related to portal hypertension and is a recognized cause of iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypertension ultrasound is frequently able to demonstrate portosystemic varices (oesophageal, short gastric and splenorenal) in the perisplenic area (Fig. 17.46).[aibolita.com] It may lead to segmental portal hypertension and bleeding from gastric varices.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Varices

    The incidence of cirrhosis and advanced portal hypertension during pregnancy is very low, and the literature is scarce with regard to the anesthetic management of a parturient[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypertension and severe portal hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In: Child CG (ed) The liver and portal hypertension.[link.springer.com]

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