Banti syndrome

(redirected from anaemia of congestive splenomegaly)

Ban·ti syn·drome

(bahn'tē),
chronic congestive splenomegaly that occurs primarily in children as a sequel to hypertension in the portal or splenic veins, usually as a result of thrombosis in those veins; anemia, splenomegaly, and irregular episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding are usually observed, with ascites, jaundice, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia developing in various combinations.

Banti syndrome

A condition characterised by splenomegaly due to obstruction of the portal, hepatic or splenic veins, resulting in portal hypertension, anaemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, gastrointestinal bleeding, variable ascites and jaundice.

Banti syndrome

(ban′tē)
[Guido Banti, It. physician, 1852–1925]
A syndrome combining anemia, splenic enlargement, hemorrhage, and, ultimately, cirrhosis; secondary to portal hypertension.

Banti,

Guido, Italian physician, 1852-1925.
Banti disease - Synonym(s): Banti syndrome
Banti syndrome - chronic congestive splenomegaly occurring primarily in children as a sequel to hypertension in the portal or splenic veins. Synonym(s): Banti disease; splenic anemia