Arsenic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. A report of eight cases.

@article{Nevens1990ArsenicAN,
  title={Arsenic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. A report of eight cases.},
  author={Frederik Nevens and Johan M J Fevery and Werner van Steenbergen and Rafa{\"e}l Sciot and Valeer Julien Desmet and J G S De Groote},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1990},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={80-5}
}
It was discovered that eight patients with complications of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension had received an arsenical preparation for psoriasis as Fowler's solution some years age. Seven of them were admitted for bleeding oesophageal varices. Upon admission, splenomegaly and hypersplenism were present. Liver tests were normal and palmar skin keratosis and… CONTINUE READING