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219 Possible Causes for Portal Hypertension, Testicular Atrophy

  • Hemochromatosis

    Testicular atrophy, sometimes caused by excessive iron deposition in the testes, is a risk factor for testicular cancer.[] […] vein (portal hypertension), which is the main vein that carries blood from the intestines to the liver.[] atrophy Parkinsonism Osteoporosis Hearing loss Pleural effusion Hair loss III.[]

  • Hepatitis C

    atrophy.[] […] and portal hypertension based on evidence in literature, including randomized clinical trials and met-analyses.[] In patients who have cirrhosis and portal hypertension and who were treated with interferon-based regimens, an SVR has been shown to reduce portal pressures and significantly[]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    […] of various portal hypertensive dis orders, has clearly been achieved by these excellent contributions.[] Increased Estrogen: Increased levels of estrogen in those with cirrhosis can result in development of spider telangiectasias , as well as testicular atrophy in men End-stage[] Limited thoracic expansion caused by hepatomegaly or ascites and endocrine changes such as menstrual irregularities, testicular atrophy, gynecomastia, and loss of chest and[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    ENDOCRINE – Cirrhosis leading to gynecomastia and testicular atrophy, amenorrhea/infertility. Alcohol can also cause hypoglycemia in alcoholics.[] Fibrosis narrows the terminal hepatic venules, compromising hepatic perfusion and thus contributing to portal hypertension .[] For men, a large number of epidemiological studies evidenced that excessive alcohol consumption is associated with impaired testosterone production and testicular atrophy.[]

  • Varicocele

    Varicocele treatment may not be necessary until it causes pain, testicular atrophy or infertility in men.[] As a very rare finding we describe a patient who presented with an exorbitant left sided varicocele due to portal hypertension. We were well advised to avoid surgery.[] hypertension ).[]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    atrophy Loss of body hair Signs of ‘pseudo- Cushings ’ (red face, hump, striae) Face /skin Parotid enlargement Spider naevi Easy bruising Dupuytren’s contracture Neuromuscular[] In AH patients, ductular cell expansion correlated with portal hypertension and collagen expression.[] AH is characterized by an abrupt development of jaundice and complications related to liver insufficiency and portal hypertension in patients with heavy alcohol intake.[]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    atrophy (shrinking) and impotence in males or amenorrhoea (no periods) in women cognitive problems such as memory loss, confusion or concentration difficulties.[] 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.[] atrophy (and how do you know, what is normal?)[]

  • Chronic Hepatitis

    hypertension .[] Breast swelling (gynaecomastia), testicular atrophy, loss of libido and amenorrhoea due to endocrine dysfunction. Confusion and drowsiness (encephalopathy).[] Normally opacified portal, SMV and splenic veins. No evidence of cavernous transformation of the portal vein. Moderate right sided pleural effusion.[]

  • Pericholangitis

    Information regarding relative frequency, the clinical features and course, the exact relationship to the colonic lesion, the incidence of cirrhosis and portal hypertension[] atrophy (in men), and palmar erythema Skin excoriations due to pruritus Bambha K, Kim WR, Talwalkar J.[] Pericholangitis is a complication of ulcerative colitis and portal hypertension. Treatment of the ulcerative colitis has little effect on the liver disease.[]

  • Panhypopituitarism

    Liver ultrasound findings were compatible with chronic liver disease, portal hypertension, and ascites [Figure 1] .[] However, in one patient for whom hormone replacement therapy was started at 5 years old, cirrhosis and portal hypertension developed. [3] Although the association between[] Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy confirmed portal gastropathy. Patient had no history of endocrine, hepatic, or metabolic disorder.[]

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