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Disease Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Name Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Synonyms Esophageal Varices | Esophageal Varix | Gastric Varices | Gastric Varix | Varices, Esophageal | Varices, Gastric | Varix, Esophageal | Varix, Gastric
Definition 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).
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D004932

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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophageal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophageal and Gastric Varices Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypertension, Portal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Esophageal and Gastric Varices Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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