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Esophageal varices

Esophageal varices: Introduction

Enlarged blood vessels in the esophagus lining caused by portal hypertension. Portal hypertension often occurs when there is an obstruction to the portal vein such as is caused by liver cirrhosis. ...more »

Symptoms of Esophageal varices

Treatments for Esophageal varices

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Esophageal varices: Related Patient Stories

Esophageal varices: Deaths

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Diagnostic Tests for Esophageal varices

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Esophageal varices: Complications

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Causes of Esophageal varices

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Disease Topics Related To Esophageal varices

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Esophageal varices: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Esophageal varices

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, 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" 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. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an 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, 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 malabsorption disorder with 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 »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Esophageal varices

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Esophageal varices: Rare Types

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