A rare cause of portal hypertension

Sen, S.; Rushbrook, S. M.; See, I. C.; Griffiths, W. J. H.
January 2009
Gut;Jan2009, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p59
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of 63-year old woman with increasing abdominal distension for several months and acute onset breathlessness. The woman had experienced a single episode of jaundice and underwent precutaneous liver biopsy. Clinical examinations showed tachypnoea, a clear chest and moderate ascites with no stigma of chronic liver disease. Later in her admission, she suffered a significant fresh hematemesis.


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