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Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Introduction: Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Description of Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Esophageal and Gastric Varices: Dilated blood vessels in the ESOPHAGUS or GASTRIC FUNDUS that shunt blood from the portal circulation (PORTAL SYSTEM) to the systemic venous circulation. Often they are observed in individuals with portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL).
Source: MeSH 2007

Esophageal and Gastric Varices: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Esophageal and Gastric Varices

The following list attempts to classify Esophageal and Gastric Varices into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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