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Obliterative portal venopathy

Obliterative portal venopathy: Introduction

Obliterative portal venopathy: A rare condition characterized by abnormal hardening of liver blood vessels (portal veins), portal hypertension and an enlarged spleen. The condition usually occurs in adults but can rarely occur in children. The exact cause of the condition is unknown but various factors have been implicated e.g. genetic predisposition, workplace exposure to inorganic arsenicals, thorium compounds and vinyl chloride monomer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Obliterative portal venopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Obliterative portal venopathy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Obliterative portal venopathy?

Obliterative portal venopathy: Complications

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Causes of Obliterative portal venopathy

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Obliterative portal venopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Obliterative portal venopathy

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Obliterative portal venopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Obliterative portal venopathy

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Obliterative portal venopathy: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Obliterative portal venopathy: Animations

Prognosis for Obliterative portal venopathy

Prognosis for Obliterative portal venopathy: The condition progresses slowly but an early age of onset tends to have a poorer prognosis. Also, males tend to fare not as well as females.

Statistics for Obliterative portal venopathy

Obliterative portal venopathy: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Obliterative portal venopathy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Obliterative portal venopathy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Obliterative portal venopathy Info

More information about Obliterative portal venopathy

  1. Obliterative portal venopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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