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portal hypertension

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557141
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727016
portal hypertension

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a state in which the pressure within the hepatic *portal vein is increased, causing enlargement of the spleen, enlargement

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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