Clinical study of eighty-six cases of idiopathic portal hypertension and comparison with cirrhosis with splenomegaly.

@article{Okuda1984ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical study of eighty-six cases of idiopathic portal hypertension and comparison with cirrhosis with splenomegaly.},
  author={Kunio Okuda and Kenji Kono and Kunihiko Ohnishi and Katsuji Kimura and Masao Omata and Hirofumi Koen and Yasuaki Nakajima and Hirotaka Musha and Tsuyoshi Hirashima and Motohide Takashi},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1984},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={600-10}
}
The clinical features of 86 cases of idiopathic portal hypertension, the equivalent of hepatoportal sclerosis in the United States and of noncirrhotic portal fibrosis in India, are presented. This disease is characterized by overt splenomegaly with pancytopenia, portal hypertension, and relatively mild abnormalities in liver function tests. Although… CONTINUE READING