Portal Hypertension Index
Portal hypertension is most commonly caused by cirrhosis, a disease in which results from scarring of a liver injury. Other causes of portal hypertension include:
- blood clots in the portal vein,
- blockages of the veins that carry the blood from the liver to the heart, and
- a parasitic infection called schistosomiasis.
Symptoms of portal hypertension
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