alexa Abstract | Non-Hypersplenism Causes of Peripheral Cytopenias in Patients with Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension: A Review
ISSN: 2167-1095

Journal of Hypertension: Open Access
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Hypersplenism and non-hypersplenism factors, either alone or in combination, can cause peripheral cytopenias in patients with cirrhotic portal hypertension. Although non-hypersplenism factors account for only a small proportion of patients, they do exist. When peripheral cytopenias do not improve, or fail to improve adquately, or even become worse after splenectomy in these patients, non-hypersplenism factors should be considered. This review aims to provide an overview of non-hypersplenism factors.

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Author(s): Yunfu Lv, Wan Yee Lau, Jie Deng, YeJuan Li and Yonghong Dong


Cirrhotic portal hypertension, Peripheral cytopenias, Etiology, Non-Hypersplenism factor, Hypertension, Hypertension Treatment

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