Variceal bleeding in an adolescent with HIV diagnosed with hepatoportal sclerosis and nodular regenerative hyperplasia.

@article{Kochin2010VaricealBI,
  title={Variceal bleeding in an adolescent with HIV diagnosed with hepatoportal sclerosis and nodular regenerative hyperplasia.},
  author={Israel N Kochin and Margret Magid and Ronen Arnon and Angela Glasscock and Nanda Kerkar and Tamir A Miloh},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={340-3}
}
340 due to elevated portal cirrhotic and noncirrh V ariceal bleeding venous pressure may result from both otic processes. Etiologies of portal hypertension in the absence of cirrhosis include portal vein thrombosis, nodular regenerative hyperplasia (NRH), hepatoportal sclerosis (HPS), incomplete septal cirrhosis, schistosomiasis, and vasculitides (1). HPS is also known as Banti syndrome (2), idiopathic portal hypertension, and noncirrhotic portal fibrosis. Characteristic histological findings… CONTINUE READING

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