Banti's syndrome

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Banti's syndrome

Enlarged spleen, overactivity of the spleen in destroying red blood cells (hypersplenism) and enlarged liver due to a rise in the blood pressure in the portal vein system (portal hypertension) or to an obstruction in the splenic vein. (Guido Banti, Italian physician, 1852–1925).