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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.
Enlargement of the spleen due to portal or splenic hypertension with accompanying anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and gastric hemorrhage. See: Banti syndrome; congestive splenomegaly
See also: anemia
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