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A case of pregnancy with portal hypertension with splenectomy with oesophageal varices

Authors:Anand Manpreet, Lal M, Srivastav A
Int J Biol Med Res. 2023; 14(2): 7590-7591  |  PDF File  |  Category: Gynecology


Pregnancy with portal hypertension with splenectomy is an uncommon condition.It is seen that maternal mortality is 2-18% ,hematemesis is seen in 20-30% and perinatal mortality is 11-18% [1]. A number of patients with Extra hepatic portal venous obstruction (EHPVO) and non cirrhotic portal fibrosis (NCPF) are surviving to adult life. In patients with cirrhosis as long as liver function is relatively preserved pregnancy is possible.