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Related to Banti's syndrome: Budd Chiari Syndrome
Banti syndromeA 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.
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Banti's syndromeEnlarged 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).
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