Iliac-mesenteric-caval shunting in patients under two years of age. Case reports and review of the literature

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Discussion: the causes of portal hypertension at pediatric age are varied. Of extrahepatic manifestations, the most common is portal cavernomatous degeneration. Children under two years of age with portal hypertension have severe symptoms such as recurrent or anemia-causing digestive bleeding; others have signs of hypersplenism. In many cases medical… (More)

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@inproceedings{VillanuevaLpez2014IliacmesentericcavalSI, title={Iliac-mesenteric-caval shunting in patients under two years of age. Case reports and review of the literature}, author={Noe Villanueva-L{\'o}pez and Karla Alejandra Santos-Jasso and Mar{\'i}a Alicia Mart{\'i}nez-P{\'e}rez and Francisco Antonio Medina-Vega and {\'A}ngeles del Pedregal}, year={2014} }